1960

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==Events==
 
==Events==
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==== January ====
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*[[Jay Marshall]] appears on the cover of Genii, Jan
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*The [[Mutus Nomen Dedit Cocis]] card plot is published in [[Hugard's Magic Monthly]], Jan
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*[[Gus Fowler]], an English magician known as "The Watch King" and "The Chronometrical Illusionist", dies, Jan 4
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*[[Dr. Stanley Jaks]] dies, Jan 5
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*[[Tom Frame]], a psychotherapist and magic enthusiast, is born, Jan 19
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==== Febuary ====
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*[[Bruno Warnecke]] is given a tribute by [[IBM]] Ring 19, Feb 18
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==== March ====
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*[[Lance Burton]], an American Stage Magician, is born, Mar 10
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*[[Mahka Tendo]], an [[FISM]] winning card manipulator, is born, Mar 18
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*[[Richiardi Jr]] appears on the [[Ed Sullivan Show]], Mar 27
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==== May ====
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*[[Milton Aces]] is published by Geoffrey Scalbert in [[Abracadabra]], May 7
 
* [[Don Alan]] performs his [[Chop Cup]] routine on the "Ed Sullivan Show", May 22
 
* [[Don Alan]] performs his [[Chop Cup]] routine on the "Ed Sullivan Show", May 22
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*[[Charles Waller]], an amateur magician, dies, May 30
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==== June ====
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*[[Harlan Tarbell]] dies on June 16
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*[[Walter Baker]], a vaudeville performer in the 1920s, dies, June 30
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==== August ====
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*[[Percy Abbott]], co-founder of the [[Blackstone Magic Company]], dies on August 26
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==== November ====
 
* [[The Great LaFollette]], a performer of both a successful Chinese and traditional magic act, dies on November 8
 
* [[The Great LaFollette]], a performer of both a successful Chinese and traditional magic act, dies on November 8
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==== December ====
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*[[Henry Clive]], a magician, painter and magazine illustrator, dies, Dec 12
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==== Year ====
 
*''[[Comedy A La Card]]'', written by [[Karrell Fox]], is published by [[L.L. Ireland Magic Co.]]
 
*''[[Comedy A La Card]]'', written by [[Karrell Fox]], is published by [[L.L. Ireland Magic Co.]]
 
*''[[Seconds, Centers and Bottoms]]'', by [[Ed Marlo]], is published as the 8th in the [[Revolutionary Card Technique|RCT]] series of booklets
 
*''[[Seconds, Centers and Bottoms]]'', by [[Ed Marlo]], is published as the 8th in the [[Revolutionary Card Technique|RCT]] series of booklets
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*The ''[[13 Steps to Mentalism]]'', booklets 12-13, written by [[Tony Corinda]], are published
 
*The ''[[13 Steps to Mentalism]]'', booklets 12-13, written by [[Tony Corinda]], are published
 
*''[[A Lifetime in Magic]]'', written as an autobiograpy by [[Percy Abbott]], is published
 
*''[[A Lifetime in Magic]]'', written as an autobiograpy by [[Percy Abbott]], is published
*[[Percy Abbott]], co-founder of the [[Blackstone Magic Company]], dies on August 26
 
 
*''[[Dai Vernon's More Inner Secrets of Card Magic]]'', by [[Lewis Ganson]], is republished as part of the [[Inner Card Trilogy]]
 
*''[[Dai Vernon's More Inner Secrets of Card Magic]]'', by [[Lewis Ganson]], is republished as part of the [[Inner Card Trilogy]]
 
*[[Tony Andruzzi]] designs Gloria Jacobson's "Vampira" act
 
*[[Tony Andruzzi]] designs Gloria Jacobson's "Vampira" act
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*[[MacDonald's Aces]] routine is first published
 
*[[MacDonald's Aces]] routine is first published
 
*[[Channing Pollock]] appears as an actor in ''Moschettieri del mare''
 
*[[Channing Pollock]] appears as an actor in ''Moschettieri del mare''
*[[Harlan Tarbell]] dies on June 16
 
 
*''Paper Folding Fun'', by [[Robert Harbin]] is published by Oldbourne
 
*''Paper Folding Fun'', by [[Robert Harbin]] is published by Oldbourne
 
*[[Dick Cavett]] briefly revives his magic act
 
*[[Dick Cavett]] briefly revives his magic act
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*''The Sponge Book'', by [[Frances Ireland Marshall]], is published
 
*''The Sponge Book'', by [[Frances Ireland Marshall]], is published
 
*The Shari Lewis Show begins on network television with host [[Shari Lewis]]
 
*The Shari Lewis Show begins on network television with host [[Shari Lewis]]
*[[Jay Marshall]] appears on the cover of Genii, Jan
 
 
*[[Herbert Milton]], magician and creator, dies
 
*[[Herbert Milton]], magician and creator, dies
 
*[[Peter Pit]] moves to the United States
 
*[[Peter Pit]] moves to the United States
 
*[[Don Tanner]] begins serving as Editor of the [[New Phoenix]] for No. 351-396
 
*[[Don Tanner]] begins serving as Editor of the [[New Phoenix]] for No. 351-396
*[[Dr. Stanley Jaks]] dies, Jan 5
 
 
*[[Howard Brooks]] appears in the Jerry Lewis movie "The Bellboy"
 
*[[Howard Brooks]] appears in the Jerry Lewis movie "The Bellboy"
 
*[[Egyptian Hall]] is described in Genii
 
*[[Egyptian Hall]] is described in Genii
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*''Mental Exploits'', by Robert Nelson, is published
 
*''Mental Exploits'', by Robert Nelson, is published
 
*[[The Trick That Cannot Be Explained]], created by [[Dai Vernon]], is published
 
*[[The Trick That Cannot Be Explained]], created by [[Dai Vernon]], is published
*[[Richiardi Jr]] appears on the [[Ed Sullivan Show]], Mar 27
 
*[[Lance Burton]], an American Stage Magician, is born, Mar 10
 
 
*The [[Push-off Count]] is first explained
 
*The [[Push-off Count]] is first explained
*The [[Mutus Nomen Dedit Cocis]] card plot is published in [[Hugard's Magic Monthly]], Jan
 
 
*''[[Tricks You Can Count On]]'', written by [[Larry West]], is published
 
*''[[Tricks You Can Count On]]'', written by [[Larry West]], is published
*[[Gus Fowler]], an English magician known as "The Watch King" and "The Chronometrical Illusionist", dies, Jan 4
 
 
*The Province of Ontario issues a Charter incorporating the [[Windsor Magic Circle]] as a Corporation
 
*The Province of Ontario issues a Charter incorporating the [[Windsor Magic Circle]] as a Corporation
 
*The [[Magical Bookie]], a periodicle that ran for 14 years, begins publication
 
*The [[Magical Bookie]], a periodicle that ran for 14 years, begins publication
 
*The 38th and last edition of the [[The Midget Magician]], an undersized periodicle, is published
 
*The 38th and last edition of the [[The Midget Magician]], an undersized periodicle, is published
 
*[[Vito Lupo]], an [[FISM]] winner, is born
 
*[[Vito Lupo]], an [[FISM]] winner, is born
*[[Charles Waller]], an amateur magician, dies, May 30
 
*[[Bruno Warnecke]] is given a tribute by [[IBM]] Ring 19, Feb 18
 
 
*[[Matrix]], a card an coin trick, is developed by [[Al Schneider]]
 
*[[Matrix]], a card an coin trick, is developed by [[Al Schneider]]
 
*''[[E.S.P. Handbook and Workshop Kit]]'' is compiled and published by [[Ireland Magic Co.]]
 
*''[[E.S.P. Handbook and Workshop Kit]]'' is compiled and published by [[Ireland Magic Co.]]
 
*[[D. Robbins]] retires from [[D. Robbins & Co., Inc.]] and Paul Fried purches
 
*[[D. Robbins]] retires from [[D. Robbins & Co., Inc.]] and Paul Fried purches
*[[Milton Aces]] is published by Geoffrey Scalbert in [[Abracadabra]], May 7
 
 
*''Spotlight on Comedy'', by [[Robert Orben]], is published
 
*''Spotlight on Comedy'', by [[Robert Orben]], is published
 
*[[Jim Barber]], both a [[ventriloquist]] and magician, is born
 
*[[Jim Barber]], both a [[ventriloquist]] and magician, is born
*[[Mahka Tendo]], an [[FISM]] winning card manipulator, is born, Mar 18
 
 
*[[Midnight Magic Monthly]], a magic periodical, ends publication
 
*[[Midnight Magic Monthly]], a magic periodical, ends publication
*[[Walter Baker]], a vaudeville performer in the 1920s, dies, June 30
 
*[[Henry Clive]], a magician, painter and magazine illustrator, dies, Dec 12
 
 
*[[Russ Barnhart]] moves to America and makes NY his home, circa 1960
 
*[[Russ Barnhart]] moves to America and makes NY his home, circa 1960
 
*[[Jack Kodell]], a professional magician since the age of thirteen, retires
 
*[[Jack Kodell]], a professional magician since the age of thirteen, retires
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*[[Cub Scout Magic]], is written and illustrated by [[Frank Rigney]]
 
*[[Cub Scout Magic]], is written and illustrated by [[Frank Rigney]]
 
*[[Bob Miller]], a magic inverntor, is born
 
*[[Bob Miller]], a magic inverntor, is born
*[[Tom Frame]], a psychotherapist and magic enthusiast, is born, Jan 19
 
 
 
  
 
==Positions==
 
==Positions==

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Contents

Events

January

Febuary

March

May

June

August

November

  • The Great LaFollette, a performer of both a successful Chinese and traditional magic act, dies on November 8

December

  • Henry Clive, a magician, painter and magazine illustrator, dies, Dec 12

Year

Positions

Organizations

SAM:

President - William J. McCarthy

Magic Circle:

Treasurer - Wilfrid Jonson

Periodicles

Trollkarlen:

Editor - Ingvar Larsson

Periodicle Issues

Genii Volume 24, No. 5 - 16

Jay Marshall Cover - Volume 24, No. 5. Jan.
Harlan Tarbell Cover - Volume 24, No. 11. July
M-U-M, Vol. 50, No. 7, December 1960

Abracadabra, Vol 29, No 745, (May 7, 1960)

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