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Friday 6 May 1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Larry Steinbachek and Bart de. 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 Ourselves To Know by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Age of Kings.
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TV Series

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Four Feather Falls

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Arthur Provis

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Home Run Derby

Starring: Mark Scott, Art Passarella

Country: United States

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All Our Yesterdays

Starring: Bernard Braden, James Cameron, Brian Inglis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Celebrity Golf

Starring: Sam Snead, Harry von Zell, Randolph Scott, Hoagy Carmichael

Country: United States

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Rocky and His Friends

Starring: June Foray, Bill Scott, Edward Everett Horton, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Can-Can

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Maurice Chevalier

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Abraham: Hungarian Composer (Blume von Hawaii), dies at 67.
Facts:
  • English Prince Margaret marries Antony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowdon)
  • President Eisenhower signs Civil Rights Act of 1960
  • Students attack Dutch embassy in Djakarta.
  • US President Dwight Eisenhower signs Civil Rights Act of 1960.
  • President of the United States Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1960 into law.

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Books

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Ourselves To Know

By: John O'Hara

"HAVE YOU HAD AN AFFAIR WITH ANOTHER MAN?" ROBERT MILLHOUSER ASKED HIS WIFE. "YES I HAVE," SHE TOLD HIM BRUTALLY...

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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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Two Weeks In Another Town

By: Irwin Shaw

A struggling actor’s last chance becomes an unforgettable Roman holidayWorld War II derailed John Andrus’s acting career. Marred by a facial scar and burdened by a new family, Andrus works for

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The Law And The Profits

By: C. Northcote Parkinson

A very nice clean copy in protected unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner details to free front endpaper. Some spotting tio closed edges, otherwise pages clean, binding firm.

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