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Wednesday 31 August 1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hassan Nasrallah and Vali Ionescu. 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 Daughters And Rebels by Jessica Mitford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Police Surgeon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 August 1960

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Movies

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

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

Which were the important events of 31 August 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Facts:
  • Agricultural Hall of Fame established.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 31, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Daughters And Rebels

By: Jessica Mitford

Daughters and rebels: An autobiography

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Mr. Citizen

By: Harry S. Truman

315 pages - photo illustrated

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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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Baseball Is A Funny Game

By: Joe Garagiola

What goes on in the clubhouse? What happens during those meetings at the mound? What's it like to be a ballplayer's wife?

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