Thursday 17 November 1960
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel Malliart and RuPaul .
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 17 November 1960 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Emmanuel Malliart: French victim (aged 7).
- RuPaul : American transvestite, a black, 6' 5" drag queen who is an image of class and glamour in full costume.
- Jonathan Ross: TV Show Host.
- Michael Hertwig: German footballer and manager.
- Mandy Yachad: South African cricketer and field hockey player.
- New Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada
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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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