Saturday 26 March 1960
It was Saturday, 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 26 March 1960 ?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
- Jennifer Grey: American actress.
- Billy Warlock in Hawthorne: California, USA; actor (Flip - Happy Days, Baywatch).
- Debbie Hall: LPGA golfer.
- Michael Evans: Fontana, California -- US water polo player (1988 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Øystein Mæland: Norwegian psychiatrist and politician.
- Axel Prahl: German actor and singer
- Jon Huntsman: American politician and diplomat, a Republican Party candidate for US President in the 2012 elections. He announced his candidacy at Liberty State Park in New Jersey on June 21, 2011.
- Marcus Allen: American athlete, running back for the Oakland Raiders (1982-92), Kansas City Chiefs (1993-97). He was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 2003.
- Ian Keith: Actor (Identity Unknown, Queen Christina), dies at 61.
- Orioles-Reds series for Havana, is moved to Miami
- USC captures NCAA swimming title.
- Iraq executes 30 after attack on President Kassem.
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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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