Thursday 12 May 1960
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley.
In UK Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
Pollyanna, directed by David Swift, 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 12 May 1960 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Lisa Martin: Australian marathoner (1988 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Lisa Ondieki: Australian marathoner (1984, 88, 96 Olympics - 7th Place).
- Paul Arcand: Quebec radio host, journalist and film director.
- Ian Khan: British racing driver.
- Cecil Armstrong Gibbs: Composer, dies at 70.
- Elvis Presley appears on a Frank Sinatra special
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown
- Elvis Presley - Stuck On You
- The Brothers Four - Greenfields
- Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons
- Johnny Horton - Sink The Bismarck
- Jackie Wilson - Night
- The Browns - The Old Lamplighter
- Johnny Preston - Cradle Of Love
- Billy Bland - Let The Little Girl Dance
- Neil Sedaka - Stairway To Heaven
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