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Monday 16 May 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Parillaud and Rosario Fiorello. 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 A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Age of Kings.
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TV Series

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

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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All Our Yesterdays

Starring: Bernard Braden, James Cameron, Brian Inglis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Celebrity Golf

Starring: Sam Snead, Harry von Zell, Randolph Scott, Hoagy Carmichael

Country: United States

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Rocky and His Friends

Starring: June Foray, Bill Scott, Edward Everett Horton, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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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 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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Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
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Facts:
  • Big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US
  • Big four summit in Paris, France collapses as USSR levels spy charges against USA.
  • Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser, at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.

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Books

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A Distant Trumpet

By: Paul Horgan

Originally published in 1960 selling half a million copies at the time and first reissued as a Nonpareil paperback in 1991, this immensely popular work of fiction

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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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I Kid You Not

By: Jack Paar

Who is Jack Parr? I Kid You Not is the answer to this question by the one who has the inside story -- Jack Parr.

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My Wicked, Wicked Ways

By: Errol Flynn

Known to millions as the preeminent swashbuckler of the silver screen, Errol Flynn was a complex man who lived a life far more adventurous than any of his films.

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