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Sunday 15 May 1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 15, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rob Bowman and Rhonda Burchmore. 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 Enemy Within by Robert F. Kennedy 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 15 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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Facts:
  • KHVO TV channel 13 in Hilo, HI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sputnik 4 launched into Earth orbit; later recovery failed
  • Taxes took 25% of earnings in US
  • Chicago Cubs' Don Cardwell no-hits Saint Louis Cardinals, 4-0.
  • The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 4.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 15, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Enemy Within

By: Robert F. Kennedy

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May This House Be Safe From Tigers

By: Alexander King

Author: Alexander King. Memoir. Copyright: 1960. Illustrated with 23 original drawings from the author. 373 pages. Hardcover.

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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Two Weeks In Another Town

By: Irwin Shaw

A struggling actor’s last chance becomes an unforgettable Roman holidayWorld War II derailed John Andrus’s acting career. Marred by a facial scar and burdened by a new family, Andrus works for

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