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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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 November 1960: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1960?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1960 Balitmore Oriole shortstop Ron Hansen voted AL Rookie of Year
  • 02 Nov 1960 George Weiss, at 66, resigns as GM of New York Yankees
  • 03 Nov 1960 Unsinkable Molly Brown opens at Winter Garden NYC for 532 performances
  • 04 Nov 1960 Misfits premieres, final movie for Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe
  • 07 Nov 1960 KNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcsting
  • 08 Nov 1960 JFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for 35th US President
  • 11 Nov 1960 Largest New York Knicks' 49th Steet Madison Square Gardens crowd-18,499.
  • 12 Nov 1960 Coup against South Vietnam President Ngo Dinh Diem fails
  • 13 Nov 1960 Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude, Spain).
  • 14 Nov 1960 OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries), forms
  • 15 Nov 1960 USS G Washington, 1st sub with nuclear ballistic missiles, launched
  • 16 Nov 1960 NL batting champion Dick Groat wins MVP
  • 17 Nov 1960 New Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada
  • 18 Nov 1960 Charlie Finley, makes a bid to purchase expansion LA Angels
  • 19 Nov 1960 Mickey Vernon is hired as 1st manager of new Washington team
  • 21 Nov 1960 Bob Scheffing signs to manage Tigers after Casey Stengel turns it down
  • 22 Nov 1960 French National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons
  • 23 Nov 1960 Dodgers outfielder Frank Howard is voted NL Rookie of Year
  • 24 Nov 1960 Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record).
  • 25 Nov 1960 CBS ends last 4 radio soap operas (Ma Perkins, Right to Happiness, Young Dr Malone and 2nd Mrs Burton) and cancels 4 other series
  • 26 Nov 1960 48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6
  • 27 Nov 1960 CBS radio cancels Have Gun Will Travel
  • 28 Nov 1960 CBS radio expands hourly news coverage from 5 to 10 minutes
  • 29 Nov 1960 26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB)
  • 30 Nov 1960 French Senate condemns building own nuclear weapons

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

Release year: 1960

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Eli Wallach

Country: United States of America

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The Sundowners

The Sundowners

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Glynis Johns

Country: United States of America

Swiss Family Robinson

Swiss Family Robinson

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro

Country: United States of America

The World of Suzie Wong

The World of Suzie Wong

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: William Holden, Nancy Kwan, Sylvia Syms, Michael Wilding

The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Ruth Hussey, Don DeFore

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1960?
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

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The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

The Child Buyer by John Hersey

The Child Buyer

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This is a story of an investigation into the activities of Mr. Wissey Jones, a stranger who comes to the town of Pequot on urgent defense business.

The Affair by C.P. Snow

The Affair

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In the eighth in the Strangers and Brothers series Donald Howard, a young science Fellow is charged with scientific fraud and dismissed from his college.

The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer

The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich

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Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a

The Last Temptation Of Christ by Nikos Kazantzakis

The Last Temptation Of Christ

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The internationally renowned novel about the life and death of Jesus Christ.Hailed as a masterpiece by critics worldwide, The Last Temptation of Christ is a monumental reinterpretation of the Gospels that