Saturday 7 May 1960
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley.
In UK Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
The Rickshaw Man, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, 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 May 1960 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Arnon Ohad co-pilot (El Al) of plane that crashed on Bijlmer: Amsterdam.
- Adam Bernstein: American music video/television director.
- Ara Darzi: Baron Darzi of Denham Iraqi-English surgeon and academic.
- Almudena Grandes: Spanish novelist.
- Christine closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 12 performances
- Flower Drum Song closes at St. James Theater NYC after 602 performances
- From A to Z closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 21 performances
- Leonid Brezhnev replaces Kliment Voroshilov as President of the USSR
- USSR announces Francis Gary Powers confessed to being a US Central Intelligence Agency spy.
- 86th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack on Venetian Way wins in 2:02.4.
- Cold War: U-2 Crisis of 1960 : Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that his nation is holding American U-2 pilot Gary Powers.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - Stuck On You
- The Brothers Four - Greenfields
- Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons
- Johnny Horton - Sink The Bismarck
- The Browns - The Old Lamplighter
- Jackie Wilson - Night
- Johnny Preston - Cradle Of Love
- Billy Bland - Let The Little Girl Dance
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's
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