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Tuesday 28 June 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Dechorgnat and John Elway. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Everybody's Somebody's Fool by Connie Francis. In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits. 13 Ghosts, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Comedy Spot.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

13 Ghosts

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Milner

Country: United States

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Elmer Gantry

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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House of Usher

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey

Country: United States

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Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles

Country: United States

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The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Comedy Spot

Written by: Carl Reiner, Ronald Alexander

Starring: Carl Reiner, Mamie Van Doren, Candy Moore, Barbara Britton

Country: United States

An Age of Kings

Starring: David Andrews, Patrick Garland, Julian Glover, John Ringham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pony Express

Starring: Grant Sullivan, Don Dorrell

Country: United States

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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Es geschah an der Grenze

Starring: Hans Cossy, Rolf Castell, Alfred Cerny, Armin Dahlen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 1960 ?

  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jake Swirbul: American businessman co-founded the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation (d. 1960).
  • 10.40 (26.42 cm) of rainfall, Dunmor, Kentucky (state 24-hour record)
  • 26.42 cm (10.40 inches) of rainfall in Dunmor, Kentucky, USA (state 24-hour record).

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Life magazine


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

The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace


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The Night They Burned The Mountain

By: Thomas A. Dooley


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Carp'S Washington

By: Frank G. Carpenter

life in washington d.c. in the 1800's.

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A Distant Trumpet

By: Paul Horgan

Originally published in 1960 selling half a million copies at the time and first reissued as a Nonpareil paperback in 1991, this immensely popular work of fiction

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