Wednesday 13 April 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith.
In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
The Fugitive Kind, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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 13 April 1960 ?
- Rudi Völler: German soccer/football coach and former player.
- Rudi Voller: German football coach.
- Lyn Brown: English social worker and politician.
- Bob Casey: Jr.
- Olaf Ludwig: German cyclist and manager.
- Transit 1B, first navigational satellite, placed in Earth orbit.
- France becomes the fourth nuclear nation, exploding an A-Bomb in Sahara.
- The United States launches Transit 1-B, the world's first satellite navigation system.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Paul Anka - Puppy Love
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Bobby Rydell - Wild One
- The Brothers Four - Greenfields
- Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's
- Johnny Horton - Sink The Bismarck
- Connie Francis - Mama
- Marv Johnson - I Love The Way You Love
- Steve Lawrence - Footsteps
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