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Wednesday 11 May 1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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. Pollyanna, directed by David Swift, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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Movies

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Pollyanna

Directed by: David Swift

Starring: Jane Wyman, Hayley Mills, Richard Egan, Karl Malden

Country: United States

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The Day They Robbed the Bank of England

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Aldo Ray, Elizabeth Sellars, Peter O'Toole, Kieron Moore

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It Takes a Thief

Directed by: John Gilling

Starring: Jayne Mansfield, Anthony Quayle, Carl Möhner, Peter Reynolds

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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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TV Series

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

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Der schwarze Kanal

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A Matter of Degree

Stormy Petrel

Yorky

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
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Facts:
  • French liner France launched
  • Israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • In Buenos Aires, Argentina, four Israeli Mossad agents capture fugitive Nazi Adolf Eichmann who is living under the alias of Ricardo Klement.
  • In Buenos Aires, four Mossad agents abduct the fugitive Nazi criminal against humanity, Adolf Eichmann, in order that he could be taken to Israel and put on trial. Eichmann was later convicted and executed.

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Books

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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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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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