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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of Wednesday, 27 January 1960 ?
Famous People born
Sarah Kennedy in Coquille
- 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.
: Ohio, USA; comedienne (Laugh in).
: German footballer
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1960 ?
Playboy Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Nobusuke Kishi -- Jan. 25, 1960
Esquire Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.7650
Advise and Consent - Allen Drury Hawaii
The Leopard - Giuseppe di Lampedusa
The Chapman Report - Irving Wallace
Ourselves to Know - John O'Hara
Magnavox Stereo Theatre 500 (1960)
Air France All Jet Service is Not the Same (1960)
Lufkins Red End Wood Rules (1960)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 27 January 1960 is such a special date for you!