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Sunday 24 January 1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 24, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rick Leventhal and Jack Neo. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. Cash McCall, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while My Wicked, Wicked Ways by Errol Flynn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 24 January 1960

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Movies

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Cash McCall

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: James Garner, Natalie Wood, Nina Foch, Dean Jagger

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Third Man on the Mountain

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Michael Rennie, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, James Donald

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The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: Eduard Franz, Valerie French, Grant Richards, Henry Daniell

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The Last Days of Pompeii

Directed by: Mario Bonnard

Starring: Steve Reeves, Christine Kaufmann, Fernando Rey, Barbara Carroll

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Beloved Infidel

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Deborah Kerr, Eddie Albert, Philip Ober

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TV Series

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Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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Man from Interpol

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
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Facts:
  • Algeria uprises against French President De Gaulle
  • Algerian War: Some units of European volunteers in Algiers stage an insurrection known as the ''barricades week'', during which they seize government buildings and clash with local police.
  • A major insurrection occurs in Algiers against French colonial policy.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 24, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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My Wicked, Wicked Ways

By: Errol Flynn

Known to millions as the preeminent swashbuckler of the silver screen, Errol Flynn was a complex man who lived a life far more adventurous than any of his films.

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The Status Seekers

By: Vance Packard

"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."

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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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The Darkness And The Dawn

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Darkness and the Dawn

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