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Saturday 26 March 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Grey and Marcus Allen. In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits. Please Don't Eat the Daisies, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while My Wicked, Wicked Ways by Errol Flynn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pony Express.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Maurice Chevalier

Country: United States

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Sink the Bismarck!

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Mhner

Country: United States

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Our Man in Havana

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 March 1960 ?

  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
  • Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jennifer Grey: American actress.
  • Marcus Allen: American athlete, running back for the Oakland Raiders (1982-92), Kansas City Chiefs (1993-97).
  • Debbie Hall: LPGA golfer.
  • Michael Evans: Fontana, California -- US water polo player (1988 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Jon Huntsman: American politician and diplomat, a Republican Party candidate for US President in the 2012 elections.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ian Keith: Actor (Identity Unknown, Queen Christina), dies at 61.
  • Orioles-Reds series for Havana, is moved to Miami
  • USC captures NCAA swimming title.
  • Iraq executes 30 after attack on President Kassem.

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Life magazine


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

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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The Splendid Misery

By: Jack Bell

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

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Grant Moves South

By: Bruce Catton

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s acclaimed Civil War history of the complex man and controversial Union commander whose battlefield brilliance ensured the downfall of the Confederacy Preeminent Civil War historian Bruce

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