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Saturday 29 October 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 29, 1960). 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. North to Alaska, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Liberal Hour by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching No Man's Island.
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What the sky looked like on 29 October 1960

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Movies

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

North to Alaska

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, Fabian

Country: United States

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BUtterfield 8

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher, Dina Merrill

Country: United States

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts, Hylda Baker

Country: United States

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The Alamo

Directed by: John Wayne

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon

Country: United States

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Shoot the Piano Player

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

No Man's Island

Directed by: Ferenc Török

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Our House

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

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Maigret

Oben und unten

Starring: Lilly Towska, Otto Braml, Ursula Dartsch, Hans Irle

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 29, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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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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