Wednesday 14 September 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anthony Addabbo and Callum Keith Rennie.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley.
In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits.
Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Barbara Stanwyck Show.
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- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- Anthony Addabbo: Actor (Jason-Generations).
- Callum Keith Rennie: Canadian actor.
- Hilary Gabrieli: American with noted spouse, she is married to millionaire and political candidate Chris Gabrielli.
- Callum Rennie: Canadian television and film actor.
- Ronald Lengkeek: Dutch footballer.
- Melissa Leo: American actress and producer
- M Karagatsis: Greek author (Born 1908).
- Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia and Venezuela form OPEC
- KERA TV channel 13 in Dallas, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) forms
- The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is founded.
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