Friday 9 September 1960
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 September 1960 ?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Hugh Grant: British actor with a schoolboy shock of hair falling over his forehead and an ingénue pose of modest, slight embarrassment at his fame.
- Christopher Sherratt White: Hamilton, New Zealand -- Rower (1996 Olympics).
- Bob Hartley: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Bob Stoops: American football player and coach.
- Kimberly Holt: American author.
- 4th American Football League plays first game (Denver 13, Boston 10).
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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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