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In 1960, the new CEO Lee Atwood decided to focus on the space program, and the company was the chief contractor for the Apollo Command / Service Module and the second stage of the Saturn V. However, the Apollo 1 fire in January 1967 was partly blamed on the company.
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1960 and new
What made these new location figures particularly impressive was the fact that although 1960 was a year of mild business recession throughout the nation, Rhode Island scored marked progress in new industry, new plants, and new jobs.
The Industrial Division published, in 1960, a new, attractive industrial brochure, `` Rhode Island -- Right For Industry '', and prepared copy for a new edition of the Directory Of Manufacturers ( to be printed shortly ), and for a new space catalogue.
On the other hand, the new authority of $3,825 million proposed for missile procurement ( excluding research and construction ) in 1961 is $581 million higher than for 1960.
And yet, despite some disappointment with the performance of this first year of the new decade, 1960 has been a good year in many ways, with many overall measures of business having reached new peaks for the year as a whole.
Trouble-free, long-life, quality components will play an increasingly important part in the merchandising of new housing in 1960 '', Pantas predicted.
The Missileer project was cancelled in December 1960, but in the early 1960s Navy made the next interceptor attempt with the F-111B, and they needed a new missile design.
A subsequent U. S. trade embargo, instituted in October 1960 in response to Cuba's seizure of U. S .- owned properties, not only ensured that new vehicle exports would remain halted, but also denied Cuban motorists a direct source of replacement parts.
After the first episode in 1960, the Daily Mirror printed: " The programme is doomed from the outset ... For there is little reality in this new serial, which apparently, we have to suffer twice a week.
On 8 – 9 July 1960, the soldiers were invited to appoint black officers, and ' command of the army passed securely into the hands of former sergeants ,' as the soldiers in general chose the most-educated and highest-ranked Congolese army soldiers as their new officers.
The American philosopher Arthur Oncken Lovejoy in his * The Revolt Against Dualism ( 1960 ) develops a critique of the modern new realism, reproposing a form of dualism based on a " fork of human experience.
Some of the first films of this new genre were Godard's Breathless ( À bout de souffle, 1960 ), starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Rivette's Paris Belongs to Us ( Paris nous appartient, 1958-distributed in 1961 ), starring Jean-Claude Brialy and Truffaut's The 400 Blows ( Les Quatre Cent Coups, 1959 ) starring Jean-Pierre Léaud.
Exploiting La Dolce Vita ’ s success, financier Angelo Rizzoli set up Federiz in 1960, an independent film company, for Fellini and production manager Clemente Fracassi to discover and produce new talent.
HBOG expanded during the 1940s and 50's, and in 1960 began shipping Canadian crude to Billings, Montana, refinery through a new link to Glacier pipeline.
In 1960, Ford unveiled the new Falcon in Australia, only months after its introduction in the United States.
However, the International Prototype Metre remained the standard until 1960, when the eleventh CGPM defined the metre in the new International System of Units ( SI ) as equal to 1, 650, 763. 73 wavelengths of the orange-red emission line in the electromagnetic spectrum of the krypton-86 atom in a vacuum.
Upon league approval, the team moved to Minnesota after the 1960 season, setting up shop in Metropolitan Stadium, while Washington fielded a brand new " Washington Senators " ( which later became the Texas Rangers prior to the 1972 season ).
After buying the team in 1960, owner Charles O. Finley introduced new road uniforms with " Kansas City " printed on them, as well as an interlocking " KC " on the cap.
1960 and CEO
In 1979 Monsanto established the Edgar Monsanto Queeny safety award in honor of its former CEO ( 1928 &# 8209 ; 1960 ), an annual $ 2, 000 prize given to a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers to encourage accident prevention.
He was president of the Ford Motor Company from 1945 to 1960, chairman and chief executive officer ( CEO ) from 1960 to 1979 ,< ref >
Larry Sengstock ( born 4 March 1960 in Maryborough, Queensland ) is a retired Australian basketball player and was the CEO of Basketball Australia and the NBL until April 2012.
He served as CEO of Cabot Corporation from 1922 to 1960, when he relinquished active control of the company, and went to his Boston office as Director Emeritus on a regular basis until his death.
Steven R. Appleton ( March 31, 1960 – February 3, 2012 ) was the CEO of Micron Technology, based in Boise, Idaho.
* Michael Brown ( City Year ) ( born 1960 ), co-founder and CEO of City Year, an education-focused, nonprofit organization
André Lacroix ( born 1960 ) is a French businessman who until May 20, 2005, was chairman and CEO of Euro Disney SCA, the company that owns and operates Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee, France.
Robbie Stamp ( born 1960 ) was the CEO of The Digital Village, a position that came about partly because of his friendship with author Douglas Adams, whose works inspired the site.
In December of 1960, Marvin introduced himself to Motown CEO Berry Gordy at Motown's annual Christmas party by playing piano and singing " Mr. Sandman ".
1960 and Lee
Amy Lee Grant ( born November 25, 1960 ) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, media personality and actress, best known for her Christian music.
* 1960 – Henry Lee Lucas, once listed as America's most prolific serial killer, commits his first known murder.
** Harper Lee publishes her novel To Kill a Mockingbird, which later wins the Pulitzer Prize for the best American novel of 1960.
In December 1960, Lee completed his high school education and received his diploma from Edison Technical School ( now Seattle Central Community College, located on Capitol Hill, Seattle ).
He worked with Elvis Presley and Dolores del Río in Flaming Star ( 1960 ), with Steve McQueen in Hell Is for Heroes and Lee Marvin in the influential The Killers ( 1964 ) before directing a series of five films with Clint Eastwood that were commercially successful in addition to being well received by critics.
Dustin Lee Hoffman ( born August 8, 1937 ) is an American actor with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960.
In 1960, the film Beat Girl cast Christopher Lee as a sleazy Soho strip club owner who gets stabbed to death by a stripper.
The authentic bloodline of Rin Tin Tin was not lost following the death of Lee Duncan on September 20, 1960.
Wild River is a 1960 film directed by Elia Kazan starring Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi and Jay C. Flippen filmed on location in the Tennessee Valley.
Pollard created the non-singing role of Hugo Peabody in the Original Broadway cast of the 1960 musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie ( lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse ).
* Paul Lee Foshee, Sr., retired crop duster who served in both houses of the Louisiana legislature, the House from 1960 – 1964 and the state Senate from 1972 – 1976
Next he appeared as gunman Lee in The Magnificent Seven ( 1960 ), a role he essentially reprised 20 years later in Battle Beyond the Stars ( 1980 ), both films being adaptations of filmmaker Akira Kurosawa's 1954 Japanese samurai epic, Seven Samurai
After the death of her husband, Nye in 1960 Jennie Lee continued to live there until moving to London in 1969.