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Monday 29 August 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pascale Rocard and Enzo Enzo. In that special week of August people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while I Kid You Not by Jack Paar was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Police Surgeon.
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Movies

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Let's Make Love

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall, Frankie Vaughan

Country: United States

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Piccadilly Third Stop

Directed by: Wolf Rilla

Starring: Terence Morgan, Yôko Tani, John Crawford, Mai Zetterling

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Colossus and the Amazon Queen

Directed by: Vittorio Sala

Starring: Dorian Gray, Rod Taylor, Gianna Maria Canale, Ed Fury

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Les vieux de la vieille

Directed by: Gilles Grangier

Starring: Pierre Fresnay, Jean Gabin, Noël-Noël, Bruno Balp

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Sex Kittens Go to College

Directed by: Albert Zugsmith

Starring: Mamie Van Doren, Tuesday Weld, Mijanou Bardot, Mickey Shaughnessy

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TV Series

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

Police Surgeon

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Ian Hendry, John Warwick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Coronado 9

Starring: Rod Cameron

Country: United States

The Tall Man

Written by: Samuel A. Peeples

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager

Country: United States

Assignment: Underwater

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alexander Gauge: Actor (Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 46.
  • Hazza el-Majali: Prime Minister of Jordan is assassinated.
  • Vicki Baum: Austrian-born American novelist whose Menschen im Hotel (1929; “People at the Hotel”; became a best-seller and was adapted as a successful play (1930), an Academy Award-winning film (1932), a film musical (1945; renamed Weekend at the Waldorf), and a Broadway stage musical (1989).
Facts:
  • Jordan Premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack
  • Hurricane Donna kills 50 people in Florida and New England.
  • Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah, Sultan of Selangor and 2nd Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, dies in office. He is replaced by Tuanku Syed Putra, Raja of Perlis.
  • Disgruntled railroad workers effectively halt operations of the Pennsylvania Railroad, marking the first shutdown in the company's history (the event lasts two days).

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Books

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I Kid You Not

By: Jack Paar

Who is Jack Parr? I Kid You Not is the answer to this question by the one who has the inside story -- Jack Parr.

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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The Conscience Of A Conservative

By: Barry Goldwater

2011 Reprint of 1960 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "The Conscience of a Conservative" was published by Goldwater when he

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The Liberal Hour

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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