Sunday 10 July 1960
It was Sunday, 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.
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Which were the important events of 10 July 1960 ?
- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- Roger Craig: NFL reciever (SF 49ers).
- Jeff Bergman: American voice actor.
- Seth Godin: American theorist and author.
- Belgium sends troops to Congo
- Louise Suggs wins LPGA Youngstown Kitchens (Trumball Golf Open)
- The Soviet Union national football team defeats the Yugoslavian national football team 2–1 in Paris to win the first European Soccer Championship.
- Moise Tshombe declares the Congolese province of Katanga independent. He requests and receives help from Belgium.
- Harper Lee publishes her novel ''To Kill a Mockingbird'', which later wins the Pulitzer Prize for the best American novel of 1960.
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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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