Tuesday 6 September 1960
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Winslow and Jean Thomas.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley.
In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits.
Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, 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 Thriller.
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Which were the important events of 6 September 1960 ?
- United States - National Stillbirth Remembrance Day in 39 states
- RC Saints - a Saint Bega or Bee of Cumbria and a Sankt Mang of Fnssen
- Bulgaria - Unification Day
- Canada - Stillbirth Remembrance Day in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario
- Pakistan - Defence Day
- Swaziland - Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1968)
- Also see September 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Michael Winslow: Spokane, Washington -- Actor / comedian (Police Academy).
- Jean Thomas: French sommelier, a member of 'Association des Sommeliers de Bretagne.
- Jimmy Savo: comedian (Through the Crystal Ball), dies at age 65.
- William Hamilton Martin and Bernon F. Mitchell, two American cryptologists, announce their defection to the Soviet Union at a press conference in Moscow.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- The Ventures - Walk -- Don't Run
- Bobby Rydell - Volare
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini
- Donnie Brooks - Mission Bell
- Hank Ballard and the Midnighters - Finger Poppin' Time
- Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
- Ferrante and Teicher - Theme From The Apartment
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