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Tuesday 29 March 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jo Nesbø . 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 Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pony Express.
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 ?

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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Home Run Derby

Starring: Mark Scott, Art Passarella

Country: United States

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The New Adventures of Pinocchio

Starring: Joan Fowler, Stan Francis, Larry D. Mann, Jack Mather

Country: United States

Celebrity Golf

Starring: Sam Snead, Harry von Zell, Randolph Scott, Hoagy Carmichael

Country: United States

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Movies

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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Can-Can

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 March 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
  • Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jo Nesbø: Norwegian singer-songwriter and skier (Di Derre).
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Facts:
  • ''Tom Pillibi'' by Jacqueline Boyer (music by André Popp, text by Pierre Cour) wins the Eurovision Song Contest 1960 for France.
  • Tuanku Abdul Rahman ibni Almarhum Tuanku Muhammad, 1st Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, dies in office. He is replaced by Hisamuddin Alam Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Alaeddin Sulaiman Shah, Sultan of Selangor.
  • The United States launches the first weather satellite, TIROS-1.
  • The 1960 United States Census begins. There are 179,323,175 U.S. residents on this day. Population All people from Latin America are listed as white, including blacks from the Dominican Republic, European whites from Argentina and Mexicans who resemble Native Americans.
  • At the 32nd Academy Awards ceremony, ''Ben-Hur'' wins a record number of Oscars, including Best Picture.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hubert H Humprey and John F Kennedy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jacques Cousteau -- Mar. 28, 1960
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7659

Books

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

Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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The War Lover

By: John Hersey

Vintage paperback

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