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Wednesday 4 May 1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andrew Denton and Raphaëla Le Gouvello. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley. In UK Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Rickshaw Man, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Age of Kings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Rickshaw Man

Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Hideko Takamine, Hiroshi Akutagawa

Country: United States

The Fugitive Kind

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani

Country: United States

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The Unforgiven

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy

Country: United States

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Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige

Country: United States

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The Cranes are Flying

Directed by: Mikhail Kalatozov

Starring: Tatyana Samojlova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasili Merkuryev

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

An Age of Kings

Starring: David Andrews, Patrick Garland, Julian Glover, John Ringham

Country: United Kingdom

Pony Express

Starring: Grant Sullivan, Don Dorrell

Country: United States

Four Feather Falls

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Arthur Provis

Starring: Nicholas Parsons, Kenneth Connor, David Graham, Michael Holliday

Country: United Kingdom

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Home Run Derby

Starring: Mark Scott, Art Passarella

Country: United States

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The New Adventures of Pinocchio

Starring: Joan Fowler, Stan Francis, Larry D. Mann, Jack Mather

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andrew Denton: Australian television presenter and comedian.
  • Raphaëla Le Gouvello: French windsurfer, who made four transoceanic crossings, solo and unassisted, of the Atlantic Ocean (2000), the Mediterranean (2002), the Pacific Ocean (2003) and the Indian Ocean (2006).
  • Werner Faymann: Austrian politician 28th Chancellor of Austria.
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Facts:
  • 1st great Delta dam closes, North-South Beveland

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Books

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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The War Lover

By: John Hersey

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