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Saturday 31 December 1960, NewYear’s Eve

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Allen Muhammad and Broderick Dyke. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Politics Of Upheaval by Arthur Schlesinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Westinghouse Playhouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Porter Wagoner Show

Starring: Porter Wagoner, Speck Rhodes, Mack Magaha, Don Howser

Country: United States

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Survival

Starring: Aubrey Buxton, Duncan Carse, Rolf Harris, Patrick Allen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Biography

Starring: Mike Wallace

Country: United States

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The Cheaters

Starring: John Ireland, Robert Ayres

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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King Leonardo and His Short Subjects

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

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Where the Boys Are

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux

Country: United States

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Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova

Country: United States

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The Grass Is Greener

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Flaming Star

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Steve Forrest

Country: United States

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Cinderfella

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The farthing coin ceases to be legal tender in the United Kingdom.
  • Last day on which the farthing, a coin first minted in England in the 13th century, is legal tender in the United Kingdom.
  • Beginning in 1959, Argentina suffers economic recession.
  • World population: 3,021,475,001
  • Africa: 277,398,000

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Books

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

The Politics Of Upheaval

By: Arthur Schlesinger

The Politics of Upheaval (The Age of Roosevelt, Volume III)

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The American Heritage Picture History Of The Civil War

By: Bruce Catton

The Epic Struggle of the Blue and Gray by the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Bruce Catton. Here is the true look of the war with 836 pictures including many in color that

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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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Vanity Fair

By: Cleveland Amory and Frederic Bradlee

index 325-327. Illustrated with black and white photographs.

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