Thursday 15 September 1960
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Scott Thompson in Baker and Scott Baker.
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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- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Scott Thompson in Baker: Minneapolis, USA; actor (General Hospital, All My Children).
- Scott Baker: American actor and soap opera star, he has been seen on "General Hospital," "All My Children," and "The Bold and the Beautiful.
- Lisa Vanderpump: Reality Star.
- Kevin Allen: Welsh actor and director.
- Ed Solomon: American director producer and screenwriter.
- France spends 9 billion guilders on atomic experiments
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