Wednesday 20 January 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston.
In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits.
Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 20 January 1960 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Robert Corey: American educator and artist.
- Apa Sherpa: Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer, summitted Everest 19 times.
- Scott Thunes: American bass player (Fear The Mother Hips and Heavy Bones).
- Will Wright: in Atlanta, Georgia, USA; creator of software games SimCity, The Sims.
- Matt Moore: Actor (Deluge, Coquette), dies at 72.
- Patrice Lumumba sentenced to 6 months in Belgian Congo
- Hendrik Verwoerd announces a plebiscite on whether South Africa should become a Republic.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Preston - Running Bear
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Marty Robbins - El Paso
- Freddie Cannon - Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
- Jimmy Clanton - Go, Jimmy, Go
- Andy Williams - The Village Of St. Bernadette
- Steve Lawrence - Pretty Blue Eyes
- Frankie Avalon - Why
- Miss Toni Fisher - The Big Hurt
- Connie Francis - Among My Souvenirs
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