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Friday 20 May 1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 20, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tony Goldwyn and Tony Goldwyn in Los Angeles. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley. Skeleton of Mrs. Morales, directed by Rogelio A. González, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell 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 20 May 1960

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Movies

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Skeleton of Mrs. Morales

Directed by: Rogelio A. González

Starring: Arturo de Córdova, Amparo Rivelles, Elda Peralta, Guillermo Orea

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The Time Machine

Directed by: George Pal

Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot

Country: United States

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Sergeant Rutledge

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Woody Strode, Constance Towers, Billie Burke

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Never on Sunday

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, Giorgos Foundas, Titos Vandis

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Der schwarze Kanal

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Horisont

The General Motors Hour

A Matter of Degree

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
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Facts:
  • Baseball game in Milwaukee postponed due to dense fog
  • In Japan, police carry away socialist members of the Diet of Japan. The Diet next approves a mutual security treaty with the United States.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 20, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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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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South Of The Angels

By: Jessamyn West

Novel set in the region south of Los Angeles during the 1920's.

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The Leopard

By: Guiseppe di Lampedusa

The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality.

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