Wednesday 23 November 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Robin Roberts and Jean-François Zygel.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Stay by Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs.
In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Big Deal on Madonna Street, directed by Mario Monicelli, 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 Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years.
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Which were the important events of 23 November 1960 ?
- Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
- Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
- Georgia - St George's Day
- R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Qawl (Speech) - First day of the 14th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Robin Roberts: American television broadcaster.
- Jean-François Zygel: French pianist improviser, composer and teacher of writing and improvisation at the Paris Conservatoire.
- Dodgers outfielder Frank Howard is voted NL Rookie of Year
- Tinseltown dedicated its Walk of Fame at Hollywood Blvd and Vine St
- Tiros 2, a weather satellite is launched.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Stay
- Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome To-Night?
- Johnny Tillotson - Poetry In Motion
- Floyd Cramer - Last Date
- Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
- Hank Ballard and the Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go
- Kathy Young - A Thousand Stars
- U.S. Bonds - New Orleans
- Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
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