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Thursday 24 November 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eli Elezra and Edgar Meyer. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Stay by Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Big Deal on Madonna Street, directed by Mario Monicelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Liberal Hour by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Big Deal on Madonna Street

Directed by: Mario Monicelli

Starring: Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori

Country: United States

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The Virgin Spring

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom

Country: United States

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North to Alaska

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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BUtterfield 8

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher

Country: United States

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Carve Her Name with Pride

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

King Leonardo and His Short Subjects

Starring: Allen Swift, Jackson Beck, Kenny Delmar, Ben Stone

Country: United States

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The Roaring 20's

Starring: Dorothy Provine, Donald May, Gary Vinson, Mike Road

Country: United States

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The Bugs Bunny Show

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Route 66

Written by: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard

Starring: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett

Country: United States

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The Andy Griffith Show

Written by: Sheldon Leonard, Aaron Ruben, Danny Thomas

Starring: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, Don Knotts

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 1960 ?

  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record).

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What news were making the headlines those days in November 1960?

Life magazine


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Liberal Hour

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important

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The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace


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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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