Tuesday 23 February 1960
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cindy Figg-Currier in Mount Pleasant and Gloria von Thurm un Taxis in Munich.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith.
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 23 February 1960 ?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Cindy Figg-Currier in Mount Pleasant: Michigan, USA; golfer (1994 British Open-6th).
- Gloria von Thurm un Taxis in Munich: German Federal Republic; Princess.
- Xavier Musca: French economist, writer, and public administrator.
- Naruhito : Japanese royalty, the son of Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko, the child of a new-style love marriage.
- Gloria Thurn und Taxis: Princess, by marriage, of the German Thurn und Taxis House.
- Alan Griffin: Australian politician
- Ivan Vdović: Serbian drummer (Suncokret Šarlo Akrobata Supernaut and Ekatarina Velika) (d. 1992)
- Arthur Legat: Belgian race car driver (d. 1960).
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
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Johnny Preston - Running Bear
- The Everly Brothers - Let It Be Me
- Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
- Conway Twitty - Lonely Blue Boy
- Where Or When - Dion and the Belmonts
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