Monday 16 May 1960
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anne Parillaud and Rosario Fiorello.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley.
In UK Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
Pollyanna, directed by David Swift, 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 An Age of Kings.
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1960 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Anne Parillaud: Paris, France -- Actress (Subway, Nikita, Innocent Blood).
- Rosario Fiorello: Italian showman, a comedian, singer, radio, and television presenter.
- Landon Deireragea: Nauruan politician Nauruan Speaker of Parliament.
- S Shanmuganathan: Sri Lankan commander and politician (d. 1998).
- Big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US
- Big four summit in Paris, France collapses as USSR levels spy charges against USA.
- Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser, at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - Stuck On You
- The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown
- The Brothers Four - Greenfields
- Jackie Wilson - Night
- Jimmy Jones - Good Timin'
- Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons
- Billy Bland - Let The Little Girl Dance
- Johnny Preston - Cradle Of Love
- Johnny Horton - Sink The Bismarck
- Jeanne Black - He'll Have To Stay
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