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Monday 29 February 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Guy Hascoët and Cheb Khaled. In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while This Is My God by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Four Feather Falls.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Movies

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 February 1960 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Guy Hascoët: French politician and a member of The Greens-Europe Écologie.
  • Cheb Khaled: Algerian musician, an Arabic singer with reknown in France.
  • Guy McPherson: American scientist, author and blogger, and Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona.
  • Tony Robbins: Self-Help Author.
  • Khaled : Folk Singer.
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Facts:
  • 1st Playboy Club, featuring bunnies, opens in Chicago
  • JFK makes missile gap the presidential campaign issue
  • KRET TV channel 23 in Richardson, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • First Playboy Club, featuring bunnies, opens in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • John Kennedy makes "missile gap" the US Presidential campaign issue.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Winter Olympics ski jump
  • Time: Patricia Nixon, wife of Republican presidential candidate
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7655

Books

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

This Is My God

By: Herman Wouk

This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty.

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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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A Twist Of Sand

By: Geoffrey Jenkins

Stein saw the white death in front of him and blenched. His face turned a sickly green and he pulled out the Luger.

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The Constant Image

By: Marcia Davenport

The Constant Image

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