Sunday 21 February 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Issac Julien and Plamen Oresharski.
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.
On TV people were watching Four Feather Falls.
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Which were the important events of 21 February 1960 ?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Issac Julien: British installation artist and filmmaker.
- Plamen Oresharski: Bulgarian economist and politician 52nd Prime Minister of Bulgaria.
- Laurent Petitguillaume: French radio and television host.
- Steve Wynn: American singer-songwriter (The Dream Syndicate and The Baseball Project).
- Jacques Becker: French film director and screenwriter (Born 1906).
- Fay Crocker wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Johnny Preston - Running Bear
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Dion and the Belmonts - Where Or When
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Conway Twitty - Lonely Blue Boy
- The Everly Brothers - Let It Be Me
- Marty Robbins - El Paso
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