Saturday 2 April 1960
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marie-Ange Nardi and Linford Christie.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith.
In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits.
The Unforgiven, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pony Express.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 April 1960 ?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- Marie-Ange Nardi: French TV host on the private channel TF1, she began as a national announcer.
- Linford Christie: St. Andrews, Jamaica -- 4x100m runner (1992 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Brad Jones: Australian race car driver.
- Lee Mi-sook: South Korean actress.
- Pascale Nadeau: Canadian journalist.
- Cuba buys oil from USSR
- KPEC TV channel 56 in Lakewood Center-Tacoma, WA (PBS) 1st broadcast
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Bobby Rydell - Wild One
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Paul Anka - Puppy Love
- Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's
- Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- The Platters - Harbor Lights
- The Little Dippers - Forever
- Annette - O Dio Mio
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