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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. Pollyanna, directed by David Swift, 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 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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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 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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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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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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