1960

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==Events==
 
==Events==
  
==== January ====
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=== January ===
 
*[[Jay Marshall]] appears on the cover of Genii, Jan
 
*[[Jay Marshall]] appears on the cover of Genii, Jan
 
*The [[Mutus Nomen Dedit Cocis]] card plot is published in [[Hugard's Magic Monthly]], Jan
 
*The [[Mutus Nomen Dedit Cocis]] card plot is published in [[Hugard's Magic Monthly]], Jan
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*[[Tom Frame]], a psychotherapist and magic enthusiast, is born, Jan 19
 
*[[Tom Frame]], a psychotherapist and magic enthusiast, is born, Jan 19
  
==== Febuary ====
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=== Febuary ===
 
*[[Bruno Warnecke]] is given a tribute by [[IBM]] Ring 19, Feb 18
 
*[[Bruno Warnecke]] is given a tribute by [[IBM]] Ring 19, Feb 18
  
==== March ====
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=== March ===
 
*[[Lance Burton]], an American Stage Magician, is born, Mar 10
 
*[[Lance Burton]], an American Stage Magician, is born, Mar 10
 
*[[Mahka Tendo]], an [[FISM]] winning card manipulator, is born, Mar 18
 
*[[Mahka Tendo]], an [[FISM]] winning card manipulator, is born, Mar 18
 
*[[Richiardi Jr]] appears on the [[Ed Sullivan Show]], Mar 27
 
*[[Richiardi Jr]] appears on the [[Ed Sullivan Show]], Mar 27
  
==== May ====
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=== May ===
 
*[[Milton Aces]] is published by Geoffrey Scalbert in [[Abracadabra]], May 7
 
*[[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
 
*[[Charles Waller]], an amateur magician, dies, May 30
 
*[[Charles Waller]], an amateur magician, dies, May 30
  
==== June ====
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=== June ===
 
*[[Harlan Tarbell]] dies on June 16
 
*[[Harlan Tarbell]] dies on June 16
 
*[[Walter Baker]], a vaudeville performer in the 1920s, dies, June 30
 
*[[Walter Baker]], a vaudeville performer in the 1920s, dies, June 30
  
==== August ====
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=== August ===
 
*[[Percy Abbott]], co-founder of the [[Blackstone Magic Company]], dies on August 26
 
*[[Percy Abbott]], co-founder of the [[Blackstone Magic Company]], dies on August 26
  
==== November ====
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=== November ===
* [[The Great LaFollette]], a performer of both a successful Chinese and traditional magic act, dies on November 8
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* [[The Great LaFollette]], a performer of both a successful Chinese and traditional magic act, dies on November 8.
  
==== December ====
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=== December ===
 
*[[Henry Clive]], a magician, painter and magazine illustrator, dies, Dec 12
 
*[[Henry Clive]], a magician, painter and magazine illustrator, dies, Dec 12
  
==== Year ====
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=== Undated ===
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Births
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*[[Vito Lupo]], an [[FISM]] winner, is born
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*[[Jim Barber]], both a [[ventriloquist]] and magician, is born
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*[[Bob Miller]], a magic inventor, is born
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Deaths
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*[[Herbert Milton]], magician and creator, dies
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Books
 
*''[[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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*''[[A Lifetime in Magic]]'', written as an autobiography by [[Percy Abbott]], is published
 
*''[[A Lifetime in Magic]]'', written as an autobiography by [[Percy Abbott]], is published
 
*''[[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]]
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*''Paper Folding Fun'', by [[Robert Harbin]] is published by Oldbourne
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*''[[Steranko on Cards]]'', by [[Jim Steranko]], is published by [[L.L. Ireland Magic Co.]]
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*''The Sponge Book'', by [[Frances Ireland Marshall]], is published
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*''Mental Exploits'', by Robert Nelson, is published
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*[[The Trick That Cannot Be Explained]], created by [[Dai Vernon]], is published
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*''[[Tricks You Can Count On]]'', written by [[Larry West]], is published
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*''[[E.S.P. Handbook and Workshop Kit]]'' is compiled and published by [[Ireland Magic Co.]]
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*''Spotlight on Comedy'', by [[Robert Orben]], is published
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*[[Cub Scout Magic]], is written and illustrated by [[Frank Rigney]]
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Other
 
*[[Tony Andruzzi]] designs Gloria Jacobson's "Vampira" act
 
*[[Tony Andruzzi]] designs Gloria Jacobson's "Vampira" act
 
*[[The Magic Land of Allakazam]] begins airing on national television with host [[Mark Wilson]]
 
*[[The Magic Land of Allakazam]] begins airing on national television with host [[Mark Wilson]]
 
*[[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''
*''Paper Folding Fun'', by [[Robert Harbin]] is published by Oldbourne
 
 
*[[Dick Cavett]] briefly revives his magic act
 
*[[Dick Cavett]] briefly revives his magic act
*''[[Steranko on Cards]]'', by [[Jim Steranko]], is published by [[L.L. Ireland Magic Co.]]
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*[[Neil Foster]] revives the The [[Tops]] magazine as the editor of The [[New Tops]]
*[[Neil Foster]] revives the The [[Tops]] magazine as the editor of The [[New Tops]].
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*''The Sponge Book'', by [[Frances Ireland Marshall]], is published
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*The Shari Lewis Show begins on network television with host [[Shari Lewis]]
 
*The Shari Lewis Show begins on network television with host [[Shari Lewis]]
*[[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
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*[[Don Tanner]] begins serving as editor of the [[New Phoenix]] for No. 351-396
 
*[[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
 
*Ingvar Larsson serves for one year as editor of the Swedish periodical,[[Trollkarlen]]
 
*Ingvar Larsson serves for one year as editor of the Swedish periodical,[[Trollkarlen]]
*[[Glorpy]], the effect of a dancing handkerchief, is created circa 1960
 
*''Mental Exploits'', by Robert Nelson, is published
 
*[[The Trick That Cannot Be Explained]], created by [[Dai Vernon]], is published
 
 
*The [[Push-off Count]] is first explained
 
*The [[Push-off Count]] is first explained
*''[[Tricks You Can Count On]]'', written by [[Larry West]], is published
 
 
*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 periodical that ran for 14 years, begins publication
 
*The [[Magical Bookie]], a periodical that ran for 14 years, begins publication
 
*The 38th and last edition of the [[The Midget Magician]], an undersized periodical, is published
 
*The 38th and last edition of the [[The Midget Magician]], an undersized periodical, is published
*[[Vito Lupo]], an [[FISM]] winner, is born
 
 
*[[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.]]
 
 
*[[D. Robbins]] retires from [[D. Robbins & Co., Inc.]] and Paul Fried purchases
 
*[[D. Robbins]] retires from [[D. Robbins & Co., Inc.]] and Paul Fried purchases
*''Spotlight on Comedy'', by [[Robert Orben]], is published
 
*[[Jim Barber]], both a [[ventriloquist]] and magician, is born
 
 
*[[Midnight Magic Monthly]], a magic periodical, ends publication
 
*[[Midnight Magic Monthly]], a magic periodical, ends publication
 
*[[Russ Barnhart]] moves to America and makes NY his home, circa 1960
 
*[[Russ Barnhart]] moves to America and makes NY his home, circa 1960
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*[[Arthur Setterington]] is awarder the [[Zina Bennett Cup]] for Close-up performers
 
*[[Arthur Setterington]] is awarder the [[Zina Bennett Cup]] for Close-up performers
 
*[[Magic Net]], formerly the ''Magic Net English Monthly'', is started
 
*[[Magic Net]], formerly the ''Magic Net English Monthly'', is started
*[[Cub Scout Magic]], is written and illustrated by [[Frank Rigney]]
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*[[Bob Miller]], a magic inventor, is born
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==Positions==
 
==Positions==
  
 
===Organizations===
 
===Organizations===
[[Society of American Magicians|SAM]]:  
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*[[Society of American Magicians|SAM]]:  
:President - William J. McCarthy  
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**President - William J. McCarthy  
[[International Brotherhood of Magicians|IBM]]:
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*[[International Brotherhood of Magicians|IBM]]:
:President - Harris Solomon  
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**President - Harris Solomon  
[[Magic Circle]]:
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*[[Magic Circle]]:
:Treasurer - [[Wilfrid Jonson]]
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**President - [[Francis White]]
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**Treasurer - [[Wilfrid Jonson]]
  
 
===Periodicals===
 
===Periodicals===
[[Trollkarlen]]:
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*[[Trollkarlen]]:
:Editor - Ingvar Larsson
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**Editor - Ingvar Larsson
[[Genii]]:
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*[[Genii]]:
:Editors - [[Bill Larsen Jr.]] / [[Milt Larsen]]
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**Editors - [[Bill Larsen Jr.]] / [[Milt Larsen]]
  
 
==Genii==
 
==Genii==
[[Genii]] Volume 24, No. 5 - No. 16
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*[[Genii]] Volume 24, No. 5 January - No. 12 August.
:[[Jay Marshall]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 January|Volume 24, No. 5. Jan.]]
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*[[Genii]] Volume 25, No. 1 September - No. 4 December.
:[[Harlan Tarbell]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 July|Volume 24, No. 11. July]]
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[[Category:Years]]
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*[[Jay Marshall]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 January|Volume 24, No. 5. Jan.]]
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*[[Glenn Gravatt]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 February]]
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*[[Blackstone]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 March]]
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*[[Levante]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 April]]
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*[[Fred Kaps]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 May]]
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*[[Charles Conrad]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 June]]
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*[[Harlan Tarbell]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 July|Volume 24, No. 11. July]]
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*[[Ron Urban]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 August]]
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*Silver Anniversary Issue Cover - [[Genii 1960 September]]
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*[[Mark Wilson]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 October]]
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*[[George Weisensel]] Cover - [[Genii 1960 November]]
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* 25th Year Cover - [[Genii 1960 December]]

Latest revision as of 03:38, 8 November 2010

Magic related events from the year 1960.

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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

Undated

Births

Deaths

Books

Other


Positions

Organizations

Periodicals

Genii

  • Genii Volume 24, No. 5 January - No. 12 August.
  • Genii Volume 25, No. 1 September - No. 4 December.
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