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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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.

But much more happened on March 1960: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1960?


Events

  • 03 Mar 1960 9th largest snowfall in NYC history (14.5)
  • 04 Mar 1960 Lucille Ball files for divorce from Desi Arnaz.
  • 05 Mar 1960 Elvis Presley ends 2-year hitch in US Army
  • 07 Mar 1960 Dutch Builders strike for CLA
  • 08 Mar 1960 Greenwillow opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 95 performances
  • 09 Mar 1960 Dr. Belding Hibbard Scribner implants for the first time a shunt he invented into a patient, which allows the patient to receive hemodialysis on a regular basis.
  • 10 Mar 1960 USSR agrees to stop nuclear testing.
  • 11 Mar 1960 Pioneer 5 launched into solar orbit between Earth and Venus.
  • 13 Mar 1960 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
  • 14 Mar 1960 Fourteen die in a train crash in Bakersfield, California, USA.
  • 15 Mar 1960 National Observatory at Kitt Peak, Arizona dedicated.
  • 17 Mar 1960 Eisenhower forms anti-Castro-exile army under the CIA
  • 19 Mar 1960 Redhead closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 455 performances
  • 21 Mar 1960 Apartheid: Massacre in Sharpeville, South Africa: Police open fire on a group of unarmed black South African demonstrators, killing 69 and wounding 180.
  • 22 Mar 1960 AL Schawlow and C H Townes obtain patent for the laser
  • 23 Mar 1960 Explorer (8) fails to reach Earth orbit
  • 24 Mar 1960 US appeals court rules D.H. Lawrence's novel Lady Chatterly's Lover not obscene.
  • 25 Mar 1960 Ford Frick voids Cleveland Indians-Boston Red Sox deal as Sam White retires.
  • 26 Mar 1960 Orioles-Reds series for Havana, is moved to Miami
  • 27 Mar 1960 Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Royal Crown Golf Open.
  • 28 Mar 1960 Pope John raises the first Japanese, first African, and first Filipino cardinals.
  • 29 Mar 1960 ''Tom Pillibi'' by Jacqueline Boyer (music by André Popp, text by Pierre Cour) wins the Eurovision Song Contest 1960 for France.

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Movies

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Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Casino

Casino

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Country: United States of America

Rebecca

Rebecca

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Country: United States of America

Underground

Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic, Slavko Stimac

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1960?
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Fuel For The Flame by Alec Waugh

Fuel For The Flame

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An imaginary island on the Equator has suddenly achieved importance through the discovery of oil - what will happen to the men and women living under the tensions of life on

Where The Boys Are by Glendon Swarthout

Where The Boys Are

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Glendon Swarthout one snowy spring took off with a bunch of his English honors students from Michigan State University as they motored south from the winters' chill to the beaches of

The Enemy Within by Robert F. Kennedy

The Enemy Within

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This is the authoritative, compelling account of one of the most famous, consummate, and effective Senate investigations in modern Congressional history.

All The Day Long by Howard Spring

All The Day Long

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Book by Spring, Howard

The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

The Elements Of Style

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You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition.