Sunday 28 February 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ricardo Ramirez and Dorothy Stratten.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith.
In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits.
Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Four Feather Falls.
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1960 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Ricardo Ramirez: American homicide perpetrator, "the night stalker" who created a rein of terror in Los Angeles and environs from January to August 3, 1985 when he was captured.
- Dorothy Stratten: Canadian model, Playboy's Playmate of the Year for 1980 and the star of three movies.
- Tōru Ōkawa: Japanese voice actor.
- 8th winter Olympic games close at Squaw Valley, Colorado
- US wins Olympics hockey gold medal by defeating Czechoslovakia 9-4.
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Johnny Preston - Running Bear
- The Everly Brothers - Let It Be Me
- Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
- Conway Twitty - Lonely Blue Boy
- Where Or When - Dion and the Belmonts
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