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Monday 26 December 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 26, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mother Meera and Bruno Gilles. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. The Marriage-Go-Round, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Avengers.
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What the sky looked like on 26 December 1960

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Movies

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

The Marriage-Go-Round

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Susan Hayward, James Mason, Julie Newmar, Robert Paige

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Where the Boys Are

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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The Wackiest Ship in the Army

Directed by: Richard Murphy

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Ricky Nelson, John Lund, Chips Rafferty

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Five Guns to Tombstone

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: James Brown, John Wilder, Walter Coy, Robert Karnes

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Two Women

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Sophia Loren, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Raf Vallone, Eleonora Brown

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Avengers

Written by: Sydney Newman

Directed by: Jeremiah Chechik

Starring: Patrick Macnee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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No Man's Island

Directed by: Ferenc Török

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Westinghouse Playhouse

Written by: Ranald MacDougall

Starring: Nanette Fabray, Wendell Corey, Bobby Diamond, Jacklyn O'Donnell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
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Facts:
  • Do Re Mi opens at St. James Theater NYC for 400 performances
  • Musical Do re mi with Phil Silvers premieres in New York City
  • Philadelphia Eagles beat Green Bay Packers 17-13 in NFL championship game.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 26, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market

By: Nicolas Darvas

2011 reprint of 1960 edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Hungarian by birth, Nicolas Darvas trained as an economist at the University of Budapest.

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The Snake Has All The Lines

By: Jean Kerr

Hilarious essays on family and theatrical life.

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To Kill A Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatredOne of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated ...

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