Monday 26 September 1960
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own by Connie Francis.
In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits.
Never on Sunday, directed by Jules Dassin, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 26 September 1960 ?
- Uwe Bein: German footballer and manager.
- Jouke de Vries: Dutch academic and politician.
- Bret Erickson: Bennington, Nebraska -- US trap (1996 Olympics).
- 1st of 4 TV debates Nixon and Kennedy took place (Chicago)
- Ted Williams last at bat is his 521st HR (off Jack Fisher)
- Longest speech in United Nations history (4 hours, 29 mins, by Fidel Castro).
- First of four televised US Presidential debates take place: Richard Nixon and John Kennedy (Chicago, Illinois).
- Fidel Castro announces Cuba's support for the U.S.S.R.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
- Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Larry Verne - Mr. Custer
- Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
- The Ventures - Walk -- Don't Run
- Jimmy Charles - A Million To One
- The Everly Brothers - So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)
- Brook Benton - Kiddio
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