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Tuesday 29 March 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 29, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Annabella Sciorra and 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 My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Peeping Tom, directed by Michael Powell, 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 Der schwarze Kanal.
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Movies

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Peeping Tom

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

Country: United States

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The League of Gentlemen

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough

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The Unforgiven

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, John Saxon

Country: United States

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Battle of Blood Island

Directed by: Joel Rapp

Starring: Richard Devon, Ron Gans, Roger Corman

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Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige, Spring Byington

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Der schwarze Kanal

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Penthouse

Just Mary

Kaijû Marine Kong

Don't Do It Dempsey

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Historical Events

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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
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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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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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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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A Separate Peace

By: John Knowles

An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence

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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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The Joy Of Music

By: Leonard Bernstein

(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience

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