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Friday 13 May 1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Richard M "Dick" van de Toorn and Shannon Vessup-Millen in Los Angeles. 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 Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Age of Kings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

An Age of Kings

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pony Express

Starring: Grant Sullivan, Don Dorrell

Country: United States

Four Feather Falls

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Arthur Provis

Starring: Nicholas Parsons, Kenneth Connor, David Graham, Michael Holliday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Home Run Derby

Starring: Mark Scott, Art Passarella

Country: United States

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The New Adventures of Pinocchio

Starring: Joan Fowler, Stan Francis, Larry D. Mann, Jack Mather

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pollyanna

Directed by: David Swift

Starring: Jane Wyman, Hayley Mills, Richard Egan

Country: United States

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Hiroshima Mon Amour

Directed by: Alain Resnais

Starring: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas

Country: United States

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The Rickshaw Man

Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Hideko Takamine, Hiroshi Akutagawa

Country: United States

The Fugitive Kind

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani

Country: United States

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The Unforgiven

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
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Facts:
  • 1st launch of Delta satellite launching vehicle; it failed
  • Phillies lose 3rd consecutive 1-0 game
  • WOLE TV channel 12 in Aguadillo, PR
  • First launch of Delta satellite launching vehicle; it fails.
  • Hundreds of University of California, Berkeley students congregate for the first day of protest against a visit by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Thirty-one students are arrested, and the Free Speech Movement is born.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1960?

  • Life: Yvette Mimieux
  • Time: Senior managing director of Royal Dutch Shell, the world's second biggest oil company.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7665

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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The War Lover

By: John Hersey

Vintage paperback

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