Sunday 11 September 1960
It was Sunday, 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.
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- Hiroshi Amano: Japanese physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Michael Leavitt: American soldier.
- Neal X: Rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111).
- Anne Ramsay: American actress.
- Chantal Mauduit: French mountain climber, the only woman Alpinist to reach the highest peaks without the use of oxygen.
- Carlos Chavez Navarrete: Famous Peruvian singer of tropical music, Karicia former group leader and singer of Karakol group in the 1990s
- Thomas Day: American schizophrenic who was suspected of having stopped his medication when he killed his father on 6/20/1997. Thomas had been hospitalized several times prior to that night, when he chased his 67-year-old father down the street and stabbed him more than 50 times in front of horrified neighbors. When questioned, Thomas stated that he was been ordered by Monaco's Prince Rainier to kill his dad.
- 17th Olympic games close in Rome Italy
- 74th US Womens Tennis: Darlene R Hard beats Maria Fraser (64 1012 64)
- 80th US Mens Tennis: Neale A Fraser beats Rodney G Laver (64 64 97)
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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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