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Tuesday 30 August 1960

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 30, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vic Wilk and Thom Tillis. In that special week of August people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Conscience Of A Conservative by Barry Goldwater was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Police Surgeon.
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Movies

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Let's Make Love

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall, Frankie Vaughan

Country: United States

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Piccadilly Third Stop

Directed by: Wolf Rilla

Starring: Terence Morgan, Yôko Tani, John Crawford, Mai Zetterling

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Colossus and the Amazon Queen

Directed by: Vittorio Sala

Starring: Dorian Gray, Rod Taylor, Gianna Maria Canale, Ed Fury

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Les vieux de la vieille

Directed by: Gilles Grangier

Starring: Pierre Fresnay, Jean Gabin, Noël-Noël, Bruno Balp

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Sex Kittens Go to College

Directed by: Albert Zugsmith

Starring: Mamie Van Doren, Tuesday Weld, Mijanou Bardot, Mickey Shaughnessy

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TV Series

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

Police Surgeon

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Ian Hendry, John Warwick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Coronado 9

Starring: Rod Cameron

Country: United States

The Tall Man

Written by: Samuel A. Peeples

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager

Country: United States

Assignment: Underwater

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Thom Tillis: Politician.
  • Vic Wilk: Los Angeles, California -- Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Knoxville Open).
  • Guy A Lepage: Quebec humorist, television host and producer.
  • Chalino Sanchez: Mexican musician (Born 1960).
  • Ben Bradshaw: English journalist and politician Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport.
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Facts:
  • Boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7
  • East Germany imposes a partial blockade on West Berlin

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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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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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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 Last Temptation Of Christ

By: Nikos Kazantzakis

The internationally renowned novel about the life and death of Jesus Christ.Hailed as a masterpiece by critics worldwide, The Last Temptation of Christ is a monumental reinterpretation of the Gospels that

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The Good Years

By: Walter Lord

1900-1914 They were the years of T.R. and trust busting, "the full dinner pail," the Model T Ford, the Wright Brothers' flying machine; the "400," the Bunny Hug and Turkey Trot,

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