Friday 19 February 1960
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Teen Angel by Mark Dinning.
In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits.
Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 February 1960 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Holly Johnson: England, United Kingdom -- Rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood).
- Vicki Lynn Lasseter Iola Kansas: Playmate (Feb, 1981).
- Leslie Ash: English actress.
- John Paul: Jr.
- Keith Musa[kawukhathi]: Zondi in South Africa; head of Inkatha Youth Brigade.
- Andrew: British royalty, the son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of York, second in the line of succession to the throne after Prince Charles. Handsome and poised, he grew up sheltered from the press. Not academically oriented, he was mischievous and uncontrollable, a rowdy boy who took best to sports and later, naval service. He gained the nickname of "Randy Andy" for his romantic escapades.
- Prince Andrew : Royalty
- Protest strike in Poznan, Poland.
- Bil Keane's Family Circus cartoon strip debuts.
- China successfully launches the T-7, its first sounding rocket.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Johnny Preston - Running Bear
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Marty Robbins - El Paso
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Where Or When - Dion and the Belmonts
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Conway Twitty - Lonely Blue Boy
- The Everly Brothers - Let It Be Me
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