Tuesday 15 November 1960
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tilda Swinton and Sergio Cammariere.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Georgia On My Mind by Ray Charles.
In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Big Deal on Madonna Street, directed by Mario Monicelli, 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 World of Tim Frazer.
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Which were the important events of 15 November 1960 ?
- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Tilda Swinton: London, England -- Actress (Orlando).
- Sergio Cammariere: Italian jazz singer/songwriter, who has released seven albums.
- Dawn Airey: English broadcaster.
- Susanne Lothar: German actress (d. 2012).
- USS G Washington, 1st sub with nuclear ballistic missiles, launched
- Elgin Baylor of NBA Los Angeles Lakers scores 71 points versus New York Knicks.
- A Polaris missile is test-launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
- Johnny Tillotson - Poetry In Motion
- Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much
- Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita)
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
- Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Stay
- Hank Ballard and the Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go
- Floyd Cramer - Last Date
- Kathy Young - A Thousand Stars
- Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
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