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Saturday 28 May 1960

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Isabelle Antena and Raoul Meyer. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers. Pollyanna, directed by David Swift, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Night They Burned The Mountain by Thomas A. Dooley 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 28 May 1960 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
  • Isabelle Antena: French singer and songwriter, notable as a pioneer of bossa nova and samba-inflected nu jazz and electropop.
  • Raoul Meyer: Italian race car driver and a husband of Brigitte Nielsen.
  • Mark Sanford: 115th Governor of South Carolina and Member of the U.S.
  • Mary Portas: English journalist and author.
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Facts:
  • Greenwillow closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 95 performances

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1960?

  • Life: Minuteman statue
  • Time: The Big Four: Dwight Eisenhower, Harold Macmillan, Charles de Gaulle, Nikita Khrushchev.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7667

Books

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

The Night They Burned The Mountain

By: Thomas A. Dooley

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Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York

By: Paul Gallico

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

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My Wicked, Wicked Ways

By: Errol Flynn

Known to millions as the preeminent swashbuckler of the silver screen, Errol Flynn was a complex man who lived a life far more adventurous than any of his films.

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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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