Sunday 20 March 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1960 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Benoît Duteurtre: French novelist, essayist, musical critic, musician, producer and host of a radio show about music.
- Norm Magnusson: American painter and sculptor.
- Norbert Pohlmann: German computer scientist and academic.
- Yuri Shargin: Russian colonel engineer and astronaut.
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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
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Paul Anka - Puppy Love
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Bobby Rydell - Wild One
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
- Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
- The Platters - Harbor Lights
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