Tuesday 26 April 1960
It was Tuesday, 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 Stuck On You by Elvis Presley.
In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
The Rickshaw Man, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1960 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
Famous Birthdays:26 April
- Wander J de Haas: Dutch physicist (Einstein-De Haas effect), dies at age 82.
- Forced out by the April Revolution, President of South Korea Syngman Rhee resigns after twelve years of dictatorial rule.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Elvis Presley - Stuck On You
- The Brothers Four - Greenfields
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Paul Anka - Puppy Love
- Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons
- Johnny Horton - Sink The Bismarck
- Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's
- The Browns - The Old Lamplighter
- Bill Black's Combo - White Silver Sands
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