Thursday May 05, 1960

US date format: 5/5/1960, UK date format: 5/5/1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 5, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jorge Quiroga Ramirez and Jeremy Wade. 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. Sons and Lovers, directed by Jack Cardiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York by Paul Gallico was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der schwarze Kanal.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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Sons and Lovers

Sons and Lovers

Directed by: Jack Cardiff

Starring: Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Mary Ure

Private Property

Private Property

Directed by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: Kate Manx, Corey Allen, Warren Oates, Jerome Cowan

Because They're Young

Because They're Young

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Dick Clark, Victoria Shaw, Michael Callan, Tuesday Weld

Les Bonnes Femmes

Les Bonnes Femmes

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Bernadette Lafont, Clotilde Joano, Stéphane Audran, Lucile Saint-Simon

The Cloud-Capped Star

The Cloud-Capped Star

Directed by: Ritwik Ghatak

Starring: Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya

TV Series

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Der schwarze Kanal

Der schwarze Kanal

Tempo 60

Tempo 60

The Corner Shop

The Corner Shop

Personal Cinema

Personal Cinema

The Flintstones

The Flintstones

Days to next May 05

If May 05, 1960 is your birthday you're 60 years, 3 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months.
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Books

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Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York by Paul Gallico

Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York

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This is a 2007 reprint of the famous series from McCalls in 1959/1960. Small format hardcover with dust jacket.

The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan

The Longest Day

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The classic account of the Allied invasion of Normandy.The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-Day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history.

Advise And Consent by Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Advise And Consent

May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King

May This House Be Safe From Tigers

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Author: Alexander King. Memoir. Copyright: 1960. Illustrated with 23 original drawings from the author. 373 pages. Hardcover.

The Joy Of Music by Leonard Bernstein

The Joy Of Music

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(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience


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