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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1960?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1960 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
  • 02 Sep 1960 Tamara and Irina Press (USSR) become 1st sisters to win olympic gold
  • 05 Sep 1960 President Kasavubu fires Premier Lumumba of Congo
  • 06 Sep 1960 William Hamilton Martin and Bernon F. Mitchell, two American cryptologists, announce their defection to the Soviet Union at a press conference in Moscow.
  • 07 Sep 1960 Ljudmila Shevcova runs female olympic record 800m (2:04.3)
  • 08 Sep 1960 German DR limits access to East-Berlin for West Berliners
  • 09 Sep 1960 4th American Football League plays first game (Denver 13, Boston 10).
  • 10 Sep 1960 Abebe Bikila runs Olympic / World record marathon (2:15:16.2)
  • 11 Sep 1960 17th Olympic games close in Rome Italy
  • 13 Sep 1960 Dutch 1st Chamber condemns soccer-law
  • 14 Sep 1960 Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia and Venezuela form OPEC
  • 15 Sep 1960 France spends 9 billion guilders on atomic experiments
  • 16 Sep 1960 Amos Alonzo Stagg retires as a football coach at age 98.
  • 17 Sep 1960 Cuba nationalizes American-owned banks.
  • 18 Sep 1960 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Memphis Golf Open
  • 20 Sep 1960 WFSU TV channel 11 in Tallahassee, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 22 Sep 1960 Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France
  • 24 Sep 1960 1st nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, launches (USS Enterprise)
  • 25 Sep 1960 1st Atomic powered aircraft carrier (Enterprise) launched (US)
  • 26 Sep 1960 1st of 4 TV debates Nixon and Kennedy took place (Chicago)
  • 28 Sep 1960 Millionaire, last airs on CBS-TV
  • 29 Sep 1960 Johnny Ringo, TV Western Drama
  • 30 Sep 1960 West Germany signs trade agreement with East Germany

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Movies

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Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States of America

The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi

Country: United States of America

Spartacus

Spartacus

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton

Country: United States of America

Books

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How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market by Nicolas Darvas

How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market

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2011 reprint of 1960 edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Hungarian by birth, Nicolas Darvas trained as an economist at the University of Budapest.

Advise And Consent by Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Advise And Consent

The Waste Makers by Vance Packard

The Waste Makers

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An exposé of "the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals," The Waste Makers is Vance Packard's pioneering 1960 work on how the rapid growth of

The Conscience Of A Conservative by Barry Goldwater

The Conscience Of A Conservative

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2011 Reprint of 1960 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "The Conscience of a Conservative" was published by Goldwater when he

Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis

Folk Medicine

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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