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Saturday 29 October 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Finola Hughes and Marc Thiercelin. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita) by Brenda Lee. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. BUtterfield 8, directed by Daniel Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Oben und unten.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

BUtterfield 8

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher

Country: United States

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Carve Her Name with Pride

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner

Country: United States

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The Alamo

Directed by: John Wayne

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey

Country: United States

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The Magnificent Seven

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Midnight Lace

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

King Leonardo and His Short Subjects

Starring: Allen Swift, Jackson Beck, Kenny Delmar, Ben Stone

Country: United States

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The Roaring 20's

Starring: Dorothy Provine, Donald May, Gary Vinson, Mike Road

Country: United States

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The Bugs Bunny Show

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Route 66

Written by: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard

Starring: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett

Country: United States

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The Andy Griffith Show

Written by: Sheldon Leonard, Aaron Ruben, Danny Thomas

Starring: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, Don Knotts

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1960 ?

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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  • Chartered C46 carrying California State's football team crashes, kills 16.
  • In Louisville, Kentucky, Cassius Clay (who later takes the name Muhammad Ali) wins his first professional fight.

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

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 Dean'S Watch

By: Elizabeth Goudge

A compelling saga of an unlikely friendship threaded together by redemption and graceThe setting is a remote mid-nineteenth-century town in England and its grand cathedral. The cathedral Dean, Adam Ayscough, holds a deep love for his parishioners and townspeople, but ...

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The Waste Makers

By: Vance Packard

An exposé of "the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals," The Waste Makers is Vance Packard's pioneering 1960 work on how the rapid growth of

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Mistress Of Mellyn

By: Victoria Holt

Mount Mellyn stood as proud and magnificent as she had envisioned...But what bout its master--Connan TreMellyn? Was Martha Leigh's new employer as romantic as his name sounded?

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