Thursday May 26, 1960

US date format: 5/26/1960, UK date format: 26/5/1960

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 26, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Charles Schneider and Doug Hutchison. 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 Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York by Paul Gallico was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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Holidays

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
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Movies

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The Trials of Oscar Wilde

The Trials of Oscar Wilde

Directed by: Ken Hughes

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

The Time Machine

The Time Machine

Directed by: George Pal

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

Country: United States of America

Sergeant Rutledge

Sergeant Rutledge

Directed by: John Ford

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

Never on Sunday

Never on Sunday

Directed by: Jules Dassin

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

Country: United States of America

Pollyanna

Pollyanna

Directed by: David Swift

Starring: Jane Wyman, Hayley Mills, Richard Egan, Karl Malden

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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My Sister Eileen

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

Der schwarze Kanal

Der schwarze Kanal

The Chevy Mystery Show

The Chevy Mystery Show

About Anglia

About Anglia

Higashi wa higashi

Higashi wa higashi

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Books

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Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York by Paul Gallico

Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York

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This is a 2007 reprint of the famous series from McCalls in 1959/1960. Small format hardcover with dust jacket.

May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King

May This House Be Safe From Tigers

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

Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton

Grant Moves South

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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

Perle by Perle Mesta with Robert Cahn

Perle

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Good condition for a 1960 copyright

My Brother Michael by Mary Stewart

My Brother Michael

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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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