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Monday 23 May 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Linden Ashby and Linden Ashby. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers. The Trials of Oscar Wilde, directed by Ken Hughes, 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 My Sister Eileen.
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Movies

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The Trials of Oscar Wilde

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Peter Finch, Yvonne Mitchell, James Mason, Nigel Patrick

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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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TV Series

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My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Der schwarze Kanal

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The Chevy Mystery Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
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Famous Deaths:
  • Georges Claude: French chemist and engineer invented Neon lighting (d. 1960).
Facts:
  • Got A Girl by The Four Preps hits #24
  • WGTV TV channel 8 in Athens-Atlanta, Georgia (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WKBM TV (now WLII) channel 11 in Caguas / San Juan, PR 1st broadcast
  • WRCA radio changes call letters back to WNBC (NYC)
  • Israel announces capture of German Adolf Eichmann in Argentina.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 23, 1960 - Geocentric view

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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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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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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 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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