Wednesday 8 June 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers.
In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits.
The Apartment, directed by Billy Wilder, 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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- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Mike Hucknail: rocker (Simply Red - "Every Time We Say Goodbye").
- Terje Gewelt: Norwegian bassist.
- Thomas Steen: Swedish ice hockey player and coach.
- Linda Hanley: Laguna Beach, California -- Beach volleyballer (1996 Olympics - 4th Place).
- Agnés Soral: French actress, widely known for his role in "Tchao Pantin" with Coluche.
- Mick Hucknall: British musician, lead singer and songwriter, with the soul-pop group "Simply Red." Hucknall was a pop star for the people and has been described as "the most proficient white funk-soul vocalist in the world." His career spans two decades.
- Argentine government demands release of Adolf Eichmann
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown
- Elvis Presley - Stuck On You
- Jimmy Jones - Good Timin'
- Jeanne Black - He'll Have To Stay
- Jack Scott - Burning Bridges
- Anita Bryant - Paper Roses
- Jackie Wilson - Night
- Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
- Ron Holden - Love You So
- The Brothers Four - Greenfields
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