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Friday 27 May 1960

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 27, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ray Armsetad and Gaston Therrien. 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 The Joy Of Music by Leonard Bernstein 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 27 May 1960

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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

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

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Der schwarze Kanal

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The Chevy Mystery Show

Higashi wa higashi

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ray Armsetad: Kirksville, Missouri -- 4X400 runner (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Gaston Therrien: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st use of oversized catching mitt (Baltimore Oriole Clint Courtney)
  • Military coup overthrows democratic government of Turkey.
  • In Turkey, a military coup removes President Celal Bayar and the rest of the democratic government from office.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 27, 1960 - Geocentric view

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Joy Of Music

By: Leonard Bernstein

(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience

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The Night They Burned The Mountain

By: Thomas A. Dooley

The Night They Burned the Mountain by Thomas Dooley Hardcover 1960

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Lasso Round The Moon

By: Agnar Mykle

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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Carp'S Washington

By: Frank G. Carpenter

life in washington d.c. in the 1800's.

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