Sunday May 08, 1960

US date format: 5/8/1960, UK date format: 8/5/1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 8, 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 Franco Baresi and Kiev (Ukraine). 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

  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
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Events

  • Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Peach Blossom Golf Open.
  • USSR and Cuba resume diplomatic relations.

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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The Cloud-Capped Star

The Cloud-Capped Star

Directed by: Ritwik Ghatak

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

Breathless

Breathless

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet

Country: United States of America

Purple Noon

Purple Noon

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Laforêt, Erno Crisa

Country: United States of America

Peeping Tom

Peeping Tom

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

Country: United States of America

The Angry Silence

The Angry Silence

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee

TV Series

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Der schwarze Kanal

Der schwarze Kanal

An Age of Kings

An Age of Kings

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Es geschah an der Grenze

Es geschah an der Grenze

Starring: Hans Cossy, Rolf Castell, Alfred Cerny, Armin Dahlen

Biggles

Biggles

Dow Hour of Great Mysteries

Dow Hour of Great Mysteries

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Magazine Covers

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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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 08, 1960?

On May 08, 1960 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is May 08, 1960?

On May 08, 1960 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 08, 1960?

On May 08, 1960 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 08, 1960?

On May 08, 1960 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 08, 1960?

On May 08, 1960 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 08, 1960?

On May 08, 1960 several famous people were born including, Franco Baresi, Kiev (Ukraine), Patrick McKenna.

Which famous people died on May 08, 1960?

Famous people died on May 08, 1960 include, Hugo Alfven, J H C Whitehead.

What was the number one song in May 08, 1960?

The number one song in the week of May 08, 1960 was Stuck On You by Elvis Presley in US and Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers in UK.

What were the top hits on May 08, 1960?

The top hits on May 08, 1960 were Stuck On You by Elvis Presley, Greenfields by The Brothers Four, Sixteen Reasons by Connie Stevens in US and Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers, Someone Else's Baby by Adam Faith, Do You Mind? by Anthony Newley in UK.


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