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Friday 13 May 1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 13, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Regina Restelli and Richard M "Dick" van de Toorn. 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 Ourselves To Know by John O'Hara 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 13 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 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 13, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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My Brother Michael

By: Mary Stewart

Mary Stewart, author of many bestselling novels, has been often compared with the Brontë sisters. Her 1960 classic My Brother Michael, with its superb mingling of romance and suspense, its vivid

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Trustee From The Toolroom

By: Nevil Shute

When his sister’s boat is wrecked in the Pacific, Keith Steward becomes the trustee for his little niece. In order to save her from destitution he has to embark on a

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The Night They Burned The Mountain

By: Thomas A. Dooley

The Night They Burned the Mountain by Thomas Dooley Hardcover 1960

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