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Thursday 28 January 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Caliri in Providence and Loren Legarda. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Silent Traveller In Boston by Chiang Yee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Somerset Maugham Hour.
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TV Series

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

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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Mr. Lucky

Written by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Vivyan, Ross Martin, Tom Brown, Joe Scott

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Our Man in Havana

Directed by: Carol Reed

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

Country: United States

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The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Denjir kchi, Susumu Fujita, Kenichi Enomoto

Country: United States

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Buddy Baer

Country: United States

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Drunken Angel

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Toshir Mifune, Reisabur Yamamoto

Country: United States

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Solomon and Sheba

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 January 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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Facts:
  • 1st photograph bounced off Moon, Washington DC
  • NFL announces Dallas Cowboys (1960) and Minnesota Vikings (1961) franchises.
  • First photograph bounced off Moon, from Washington DC.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Colonists tales
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nobusuke Kishi -- Jan. 25, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7650

Books

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

The Silent Traveller In Boston

By: Chiang Yee

The Silent Traveller In Boston by Chiang Yee. Illustrations by Chiang Yee. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1959. First Edition.

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The Darkness And The Dawn

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Darkness and the Dawn

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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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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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