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Thursday 12 May 1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Simon Liberati and Paul Arcand. 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. L'avventura, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while South Of The Angels by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1960

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Movies

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L'avventura

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Dominique Blanchar

Country: United States

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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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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 12 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Facts:
  • Elvis Presley appears on a Frank Sinatra special

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 12, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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South Of The Angels

By: Jessamyn West

Novel set in the region south of Los Angeles during the 1920's.

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Meyer Berger'S New York

By: Meyer Berger

Meyer (Mike) Berger was one of the greatest journalists of this century. A reporter and columnist for The New York Times for thirty years, he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1950

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The Leopard

By: Guiseppe di Lampedusa

The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality.

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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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