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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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Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Country: United States of America

Memento

Memento

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Country: United States of America

Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

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

Country: United States of America

Intersection

Intersection

Directed by: Tim French

Starring: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Bonnie Hellman

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1960?
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The Leopard by Guiseppe di Lampedusa

The Leopard

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The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality.

Advise And Consent by Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Advise And Consent

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 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

The House Of Five Talents by Louis Auchincloss

The House Of Five Talents

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Here is the gilt-framed portrait of a family through 5 generations of love, ambition and success... Julius Millinder, schooled in the golden age of robber barons.