Wednesday 13 July 1960
It was Wednesday, 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.
The Bellboy, directed by Jerry Lewis, 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 13 July 1960 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- Robert Abraham: American football player.
- Ian Hislop: Welsh-English journalist and screenwriter.
- Curtis Rouse: American football player (d. 2013).
- Xavier Lemoine: French politician, Vice President of the Christian Democratic Party, and mayor of Montfermeil since June 2002.
- Christine Villemin: French homicide suspect, the mother of four-year-old Gregory, whose bound body was found in the river Vologne on 10/16/1984.
- Sylvie Brunel: French geographer, economist and writer.
- 29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York
- KDBQ-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KYA
- US Democratic National convention nominates Senator John F Kennedy for president.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Hollywood Argyles - Alley-Oop
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
- Duane Eddy - Because They're Young
- The Fendermen - Mule Skinner Blues
- Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel)
- Brenda Lee - That's All You Gotta Do
- Paul Anka - My Home Town
- Dinah Washington - A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)
- The Everly Brothers - When Will I Be Loved
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