Saturday 12 November 1960
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters.
In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
The Virgin Spring, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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 November 1960 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Bertice Berry: Talk show host (Bertice).
- Maurane : Belgian singer and actress.
- Ismo Alanko: Finnish singer-songwriter (Hassisen Kone Sielun Veljet and Ismo Alanko Säätiö).
- Coup against South Vietnam President Ngo Dinh Diem fails
- Mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails at 10 cm altitude.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
- Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
- Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita)
- Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Stay
- Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
- Johnny Tillotson - Poetry In Motion
- Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much
- Bobby Vee - Devil Or Angel
- Hank Ballard and the Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go
- Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
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