Sunday January 31, 1960

US date format: 1/31/1960, UK date format: 31/1/1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 31, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Grant Morrison and Rod Higgins. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. La Dolce Vita, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
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Events

  • Songwriter Adolph Green marries actress / singer Phyllis Newman in New York City

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La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

Country: United States of America

The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond

The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Ray Danton, Karen Steele, Elaine Stewart, Jesse White

Hell Bent for Leather

Hell Bent for Leather

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Audie Murphy, Felicia Farr, Stephen McNally, Robert Middleton

The Shakedown

The Shakedown

Directed by: John Lemont

Starring: Terence Morgan, Hazel Court, Donald Pleasence, Bill Owen

Visit to a Small Planet

Visit to a Small Planet

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Joan Blackman, Earl Holliman, Fred Clark

TV Series

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Showtime

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

Hudson's Bay

Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

Somerset Maugham Hour

Somerset Maugham Hour

Starring: Hugh Williams, Daniel Farson, Ian Hunter

Istu ja osta

Istu ja osta

Days to next January 31

If January 31, 1960 is your birthday you're 60 years, 6 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 24 days.
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Books

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The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan

The Longest Day

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The classic account of the Allied invasion of Normandy.The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-Day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history.

My Wicked, Wicked Ways by Errol Flynn

My Wicked, Wicked Ways

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Known to millions as the preeminent swashbuckler of the silver screen, Errol Flynn was a complex man who lived a life far more adventurous than any of his films.

The Darkness And The Dawn by Thomas B. Costain

The Darkness And The Dawn

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The Darkness and the Dawn

The Joy Of Music by Leonard Bernstein

The Joy Of Music

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(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience

The Uncertain Trumpet by General Maxwell D. Taylor

The Uncertain Trumpet

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203 pages - 8.5 X 6 inches - "General Taylor Contends - that the doctrine of massive retaliation has endangered our national security - that our military planning is frozen to


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