Friday 8 July 1960
It was Friday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1960 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Jeff Stork: Longview, Washington -- Volleyball setter (Olympics Gold 1988 / Bronze 1992, 96).
- Valarie Pettiford: Actress (Courtney Walker-Another World).
- Mal Meninga: Australian rugby league footballer.
- Valerie Pettiford in New York City: New York USA; actress (Sheila Price - One Life to Live).
- Michael Querico: American activist who, after testing HIV+ in 1991, dedicated his life to AIDS awareness and education, especially among young people.
- Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage resulting from his flight over the Soviet Union.
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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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