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Sunday 8 May 1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 8, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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 The Lincoln Lords by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der schwarze Kanal.
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What the sky looked like on 8 May 1960

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Movies

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Sons and Lovers

Directed by: Jack Cardiff

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

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Private Property

Directed by: Leslie Stevens

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

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Circus of Horrors

Directed by: Sidney Hayers

Starring: Anton Diffring, Erika Remberg, Yvonne Monlaur, Donald Pleasence

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Because They're Young

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

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

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Les Bonnes Femmes

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

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

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TV Series

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

Der schwarze Kanal

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Personal Cinema

The Corner Shop

Tempo 60

The Flintstones

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1960 ?

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)
  • VE Day
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Facts:
  • Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Peach Blossom Golf Open.
  • USSR and Cuba resume diplomatic relations.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 08, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Lincoln Lords

By: Cameron Hawley

THE LINCOLN LORDS is a story about Lincoln Lord and his wife Maggie, their story of marriage and Lincoln's involvement in heading many organizations and institutions that control our lives.

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May This House Be Safe From Tigers

By: Alexander King

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

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Grant Moves South

By: Bruce Catton

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s acclaimed Civil War history of the complex man and controversial Union commander whose battlefield brilliance ensured the downfall of the Confederacy Preeminent Civil War historian Bruce

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A Distant Trumpet

By: Paul Horgan

Originally published in 1960 selling half a million copies at the time and first reissued as a Nonpareil paperback in 1991, this immensely popular work of fiction

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