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Tuesday 26 April 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roger Taylor and Steve Lombardozzi. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. The Rickshaw Man, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Meyer Berger'S New York by Meyer Berger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Age of Kings.
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TV Series

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

Four Feather Falls

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Arthur Provis

Starring: Nicholas Parsons, Kenneth Connor, David Graham, Michael Holliday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Home Run Derby

Starring: Mark Scott, Art Passarella

Country: United States

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All Our Yesterdays

Starring: Bernard Braden, James Cameron, Brian Inglis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Celebrity Golf

Starring: Sam Snead, Harry von Zell, Randolph Scott, Hoagy Carmichael

Country: United States

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Rocky and His Friends

Starring: June Foray, Bill Scott, Edward Everett Horton, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Fugitive Kind

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani

Country: United States

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The Unforgiven

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy

Country: United States

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Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige

Country: United States

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The Cranes are Flying

Directed by: Mikhail Kalatozov

Starring: Tatyana Samojlova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasili Merkuryev

Country: United States

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Can-Can

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Maurice Chevalier

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
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Facts:
  • Forced out by the April Revolution, President of South Korea Syngman Rhee resigns after twelve years of dictatorial rule.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Southeast in spring lovers leap
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lyndon Baines Johnson -- Apr. 25, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7663

Books

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

Meyer Berger'S New York

By: Meyer Berger

Meyer (Mike) Berger was one of the greatest journalists of this century. A reporter and columnist for The New York Times for thirty years, he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1950

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May This House Be Safe From Tigers

By: Alexander King

Author: Alexander King. Memoir. Copyright: 1960. Illustrated with 23 original drawings from the author. 373 pages. Hardcover.

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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 Longest Day

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of the Allied invasion of Normandy.The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-Day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history.

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