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Tuesday 26 January 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 26, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pascal Dolique and Road Warrior Animal. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. La Dolce Vita, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 26 January 1960

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Movies

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

La Dolce Vita

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

Country: United States

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The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Ray Danton, Karen Steele, Elaine Stewart, Jesse White

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Hell Bent for Leather

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Audie Murphy, Felicia Farr, Stephen McNally, Robert Middleton

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The Shakedown

Directed by: John Lemont

Starring: Terence Morgan, Hazel Court, Donald Pleasence, Bill Owen

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Visit to a Small Planet

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Joan Blackman, Earl Holliman, Fred Clark

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TV Series

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

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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Somerset Maugham Hour

Starring: Hugh Williams, Daniel Farson, Ian Hunter

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
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Facts:
  • High-school basketball sensation Danny Heater scores 135 points
  • Pete Rozelle elected NFL commissioner on the 23rd ballot.
  • Oakland enters the AFL.
  • Danny Heater sets a worldwide high school basketball scoring record when he records 135 points for Burnsville High School (West Virginia)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 26, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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The Stolen Years

By: Roger Touhy and Ray Brennan

The Stolen Years, first published in 1959, is the gripping story of Chicago gangster Roger Touhy, who, while an admitted beer-manufacturer during Prohibition, was wrongly convicted of a 1933 kidnapping and

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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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The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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