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Sunday 22 May 1960

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hideaki Anno . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley. Pollyanna, directed by David Swift, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton 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 ?

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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Es geschah an der Grenze

Starring: Hans Cossy, Rolf Castell, Alfred Cerny, Armin Dahlen

Somerset Maugham Hour

Starring: Hugh Williams, Daniel Farson, Ian Hunter

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 22 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hideaki Anno: Japanese animator director and screenwriter.
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Facts:
  • Virtually all coastal towns between 37th and 44th parallels severly damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo, Hawaii at 01:04 AM
  • An earthquake measuring 9.5 on the moment magnitude scale, now known as the Great Chilean Earthquake, hits southern Chile. It is the most powerful earthquake ever recorded.
  • The Great Chilean Earthquake: Chile's subduction fault ruptures from Talcahuano to Taitao Peninsula, causing the most powerful earthquake on record (with a magnitude of 9.5) and a tsunami. Because of its power, the seismographs in the city of Valdivia are overloaded and malfunction through the entire earthquake.

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Books

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Grant Moves South

By: Bruce Catton

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s acclaimed Civil War history of the complex man and controversial Union commander whose battlefield brilliance ensured the downfall of the Confederacy Preeminent Civil War historian Bruce

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The Lifetime Reading Plan

By: Clifton Fadiman

Is designed to give the intelligent reader a working familiarity with the world's great books and authors.

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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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The Enemy Within

By: Robert F. Kennedy

This is the authoritative, compelling account of one of the most famous, consummate, and effective Senate investigations in modern Congressional history.

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