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Old 02-09-2016, 10:50 PM   #202
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1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (dominical letter CB) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1960th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 960th year of the 2nd millennium, the 60th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1960s decade.. It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of se7enteen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of O Pan, Great Big Peter Pan-Africanism...

Camelot 1982 Act III ..

October 1, 1960 (Saturday) - Nigeria, formerly a British African colony, became an independent nation of 35,000,000 people, with the new flag hoisted in Lagos at 12:01 a.m.. Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa became the first Prime Minister, and Nnamdi Azikiwe the Governor General, of the Federation of Nigeria.. In 1963, Nigeria would become a republic, with Balewa as its first President..The Lerner and Loewe musical Camelot, with Julie Andrews, Richard Burton and Robert Goulet, opened at the O'Keefe Centre in Toronto, where it was given a test run and found to be too long, running well past midnight.. After several numbers were cut, Camelot made its Broadway debut on December 3..Argentina launched its 3rd television network, El Trece, as Canal 13 and began broadcasting at 20:30..

Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music).. It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White novel The Once and Future King..The show premiered in Toronto, at the O'Keefe Centre.. It overran drastically – it was supposed to last two hours 40 minutes, and instead clocked in at 4 and a half hours.. The curtain came down at twenty to one in the morning; Lerner later noted that "Only Tristan and Isolde equaled it as a bladder endurance contest".. Noël Coward was supposed to have remarked that the show was "longer than the 'Götterdämmerung'...and not nearly as funny!"..Fortunately for the show, Ed Sullivan approached Lerner and Loewe to create a segment for his TV variety program, celebrating the 5th anniversary of My Fair Lady.. It was also publicized, just after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy..The O’Keith Centre was built on land formerly occupied by the a series of commercial buildings including that of Consolidated Rubber Company..The New York critics' reviews of the original production were mixed to positive forward..., I appreciate the struggle you have been through, and I am very sorry to have caused you pain..I observed them most carefully and realized his attachment was far deeper than hers...
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