Wednesday 10 August 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini by Brian Hyland.
In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
The Time Machine, directed by George Pal, 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 10 August 1960 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- [James] Kenneth Perry: Elizabethtown, Kentucky -- PGA golfer (1991 Memorial).
- Antonio Banderas: Spanish actor who was well established as a leading man of Spanish films when he gained international attention with roles in Pedro Almodovar's "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown," 1988, and "Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!" 1990.
- Annely Ojastu: Estonian sprinter and long jumper.
- Kenny Perry: American golfer.
- Nicoletta Braschi: Italian actress.
- Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned first object from space.
- Nicolaas Jouwe forms PANA in New-Guinea
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini
- Hollywood Argyles - Alley-Oop
- The Ventures - Walk -- Don't Run
- Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel)
- Safaris - Image Of A Girl
- Fats Domino - Walking To New Orleans
- Ray Peterson - Tell Laura I Love Her
- Hank Locklin - Please Help Me, I'm Falling
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