Thursday 24 March 1960
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. 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.
Please Don't Eat the Daisies, directed by Charles Walters, 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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Which were the important events of 24 March 1960 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Grayson Perry: English artist, known mainly for his ceramic vases and cross-dressing.
- Gérald Passedat: French chef, owner of the restaurant Le Petit Nice in Marseille.
- Yves-Marie Adeline: French Catholic writer.
- Kelly LeBrock in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Weird Science, Woman in Red).
- Nena : German popular singer who was a huge success for a brief time.
- Jan Berglin: Swedish cartoonist
- Barry Horowitz: American professional wrestler
- Kelly Le Brock: American model and actress
- Scott Pruett: American race car driver
- Annabella Sciorra: American actress and producer
- Paul Joostens: Flemish painter, dies at age 70.
- US appeals court rules D.H. Lawrence's novel Lady Chatterly's Lover not obscene.
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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
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Bobby Rydell - Wild One
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Paul Anka - Puppy Love
- Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- The Platters - Harbor Lights
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