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Saturday 24 September 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 24, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Erich Maechler and Jack Pierson. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Watch Your Stern, directed by Gerald Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hong Kong.
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What the sky looked like on 24 September 1960

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Watch Your Stern

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Connor, Eric Barker, Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims

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Tormented

Directed by: Bert I. Gordon

Starring: Richard Carlson, Susan Gordon, Lugene Sanders, Juli Reding

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The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Dawn Addams, Peter van Eyck, Gert Fröbe, Wolfgang Preiss

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Colossus and the Amazon Queen

Directed by: Vittorio Sala

Starring: Dorian Gray, Rod Taylor, Gianna Maria Canale, Ed Fury

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G.I. Blues

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers, James Douglas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hong Kong

Written by: Robert Buckner

Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner

Country: United States

Here's Hollywood

Starring: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter

Country: United States

The Westerner

Written by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Brian Keith

Country: United States

Whiplash

Written by: Michael Noonan

Starring: Peter Graves, Anthony Wickert

Country: Australia

Guestward Ho!

Starring: J. Carrol Naish, Joanne Dru, Mark Miller, Flip Mark

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 September 1960 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Erich Maechler
  • Philippe Lacroix: Dutch kidnapper and accomplice of Patrick Haemers in the kidnapping of the former Belgium Prime Minister, Paul Van Den Boeynants, in January 1989.
  • Jack Pierson: American artist whose work includes photographs of the male nude and of himself.
  • Tony Juniper: English environmentalist and politician.
  • Amy Sky: Canadian singer-songwriter producer and actress.
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Facts:
  • 1st nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, launches (USS Enterprise)
  • USS Enterprise, 1st nuclear power aircraft carrier, launches
  • International Development Association (UN agency) comes into existence.
  • The USS Enterprise aircraft carrier is launched at Newport News, Virginia. This is the world's first nuclear-powered carrier, also the most powerful warship ever built, at 300,000 horsepower, the longest at 1101.5 feet, and costliest at US$445 million. The ship was designed to accomodate 100 aircraft.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 24, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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Before You Go

By: Jerome Weidman

The Sarno family, with a history of practicing the alternative medicine of 'cupping', is entrenched in New York's lower East Side.

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Mr. Citizen

By: Harry S. Truman

315 pages - photo illustrated

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The Lovely Ambition

By: Mary Ellen Chase

“Readers who have come to expect Miss Chase to provide stunning evocations of time and place, particularly of nineteenth-century Maine, will not be disappointed by The Lovely Ambition.”

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