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Sunday 31 July 1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 31, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Hanlon and Lva Budarova. In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Hell to Eternity, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Carp'S Washington by Frank G. Carpenter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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What the sky looked like on 31 July 1960

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Movies

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Hell to Eternity

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen, Vic Damone, Patricia Owens

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Beyond the Time Barrier

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Robert Clarke, Darlene Tompkins, Arianne Ulmer, Vladimir Sokoloff

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Make Mine Mink

Directed by: Robert Asher

Starring: Terry-Thomas, Athene Seyler, Hattie Jacques, Billie Whitelaw

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The Entertainer

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright

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Tarzan the Magnificent

Directed by: Robert Day

Starring: Gordon Scott, Jock Mahoney, Betta St. John, John Carradine

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TV Series

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

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lva Budarova: Czechoslovakia -- Tennis star.
  • Paul Hanlon: American homicide after a history of violence.
  • Sylvia Seegrist: American homicide; a young woman who went berserk on 10/30/1985 at 3:30 PM.
  • Dale Hunter: Petrolia, Ontario -- NHL center (Washington Capitals).
  • Malcolm Ross: Scottish guitarist and songwriter (Josef K and Orange Juice).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • KSOO (now KSFY) TV channel 13 in Sioux Falls, SD (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, calls for a black state.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 31, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Carp'S Washington

By: Frank G. Carpenter

life in washington d.c. in the 1800's.

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The Night They Burned The Mountain

By: Thomas A. Dooley

The Night They Burned the Mountain by Thomas Dooley Hardcover 1960

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Mr. Citizen

By: Harry S. Truman

315 pages - photo illustrated

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Set This House On Fire

By: William Styron

The day after Peter Leverett met his old friend Mason Flagg in Italy, Mason was found dead. The hours leading up to his death were a nightmare for Peter - both

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