Tuesday 12 July 1960
It was Tuesday, 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 Alley-Oop by Hollywood Argyles.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1960 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:12 July
- Congo, Chad and Central African Republic declare independence
- Echo I, 1st passive satellite launched
- Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Hoosier Celebrity Golf Tournament
- XEWT TV channel 12 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
- Orlyonok, the main Young Pioneer camp of the Russian SFSR, is founded.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
- Hollywood Argyles - Alley-Oop
- Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel)
- 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
- The Everly Brothers - When Will I Be Loved
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