Sunday 24 April 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith.
In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
The Fugitive Kind, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Paula Yates: London, England -- Mrs Bob Geldof / rocker / writer (Blondes).
- 14th Tony Awards: Miracle Worker and Fiorello! win.
- Record 4 grand slams hit today
- Louise Suggs wins LPGA Civitan Golf Open.
- Heavy earthquake strikes South Persia, 500 killed.
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