Thursday 7 July 1960
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Everybody's Somebody's Fool by Connie Francis.
In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits.
13 Ghosts, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 7 July 1960 ?
- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Kevin A Ford: American astronaut.
- Vincent Peillon: French politician who was Minister for Education in the French Government.
- Ralph Sampson NBA center (Golden State Warriors: Houston Rockets).
- Peter Limbourg: German lawyer, journalist and news anchor.
- Barbara Bierman: Miami, Florida -- WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th - 1994).
- Neth-US cemetery Margraten official opens
- USSR shoots down a US aircraft over Barents sea.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
- Hollywood Argyles - Alley-Oop
- Jack Scott - Burning Bridges
- Duane Eddy - Because They're Young
- The Fendermen - Mule Skinner Blues
- Brenda Lee - That's All You Gotta Do
- Dinah Washington - A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)
- Paul Anka - My Home Town
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