Friday 18 March 1960
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claudia Udy in Albuquerque and Patricia Farinelli.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith.
In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits.
The Cranes are Flying, directed by Mikhail Kalatozov, 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 Pony Express.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 March 1960 ?
- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
- Claudia Udy in Albuquerque: New Mexico, USA; actress (Out of Control, Nightforce).
- Patricia Farinelli: Los Angeles, California -- Playmate (December, 1981).
- Richard Biggs in Columbus: Ohio, USA; actor (Marcus - Days of Our Lives).
- Guy Carbonneau in Sept-Iles: QuTbec, Canada; NHL center (Dallas Stars).
- Marc Klein Essink: Dutch actor and television presentor.
- Fiorella Pierobon: Italian TV announcer for Channel 5.
- Richard Biggs: American actor (d. 2004)
- Guy Carbonneau: Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- James MacPherson: Scottish actor
- James Plaskett: British professional chess player
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Bobby Rydell - Wild One
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
- Paul Anka - Puppy Love
- The Platters - Harbor Lights
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