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Wednesday, May 18, 1960
Top News Headlines This Week:
May 18 - Eillen Fulton begins playing Lisa on As the World Turn (for > 30 yrs)   May 18 - Jean Genets "Le Balcon" premieres in Paris France   May 18 - Richelle was born  
Top Songs for 1960
Running Bear by Johnny Preston     Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley    
Stuck On You by Elvis Presley     Teen Angel by Mark Dinning    
It's Now or Never by Elvis Presley     My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own by Connie Francis    
Theme from A Summer Place by Percy Faith     Cathy's Clown by Everly Brothers    
Save the Last Dance for Me by Drifters    
1960 Prices US President
Bread:  $0.20/loaf Dwight D. Eisenhower
Milk:  $1.04/gal US Vice President
Eggs:  $0.90/doz Richard M. Nixon
Car:  $2,275 Academy Award Winners
Gas:  $0.31/gal
Best Picture:The Apartment
 Directed By Billy Wilder
Best Actor:Burt Lancaster
 in Elmer Gantry
Best Actress:Elizabeth Taylor
 in Butterfield 8
House:  $18,500
Stamp:  $0.04/ea
Avg Income:  $6,227/yr
Min Wage:  $1.00/hr
DOW Avg:    616
People born on May 18
1912 - Richard Brooks Philadelphia PA, director (Blackboard Jungle, In Cold Blood)
1960 - Richelle
1897 - Frank Capra Palermo Sicily Italy, movie director (It's a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace)
1951 - James Stephens Mount Kisko NY, actor (Paper Chase, Devil's Island)
1904 - Jacob K Javits (Senator-R-NY)
1964 - Will Wolford NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers)
1911 - Joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll)
1912 - Perry Como, [Pierino], Canonsburg Pa, singer/TV (Perry Como Show)
1928 - Pernell Roberts Waycross GA, actor (Adam Cartwright-Bonanza, Trapper John MD)
1934 - Dwayne Hickman Los Angeles CA, actor (Dobie Gillis, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini)
1947 - John Bruton Prime Minister (Republic of Ireland)
1939 - Glen Hardin Texas, rocker (Crickets)
1946 - Reggie Jackson "Mr October" baseball rightfielder (Yankees, A's)
On TV in 1960
Alfred Hitchcock Presents    The Flinstones    The Ed Sullivan Show    The Andy Griffith Show    Leave it to Beaver   
Bonanza    The Twilight Zone    I Love Lucy    Gunsmoke    Perry Mason   
Hot New Toys in 1960
Aggravation    Atomic Cape Canaveral Playset    Barbie   
Hi-Ho! Cherry-O    Etch-A-Sketch   
Top Books in 1960
The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell     Onion John by Joseph Krumgold    
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