It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Wednesday, 27 January 1960 ?

Holidays
  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
  • Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
  • Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
  • Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
  • United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.

Famous People born
Sarah Kennedy in Coquille: Ohio, USA; comedienne (Laugh in).
Bernd Stieler: German footballer

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Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 Sports Illustrated: no.7650
Sports Illustrated: no.7650

Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Nobusuke Kishi -- Jan. 25, 1960
TIME Magazine Cover: Nobusuke Kishi -- Jan. 25, 1960
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Books

Advise and Consent - Allen Drury Hawaii

Advise and Consent - Allen Drury Hawaii

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Books

The Leopard - Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Leopard - Giuseppe di Lampedusa

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Books

The Chapman Report - Irving Wallace

The Chapman Report - Irving Wallace

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Books

Ourselves to Know - John O'Hara

Ourselves to Know - John O'Hara

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Tell the world why Wednesday, 27 January 1960 is such a special date for you!