Monday 28 March 1960
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jose Maria Neves and Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt.
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.
On TV people were watching Pony Express.
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Which were the important events of 28 March 1960 ?
- Saint Sixtus III
- Slovakia, Czech Republic - Teachers' Day.
- Saint Castor
- Saint Gontram (died 592)
- Saint Malchus
- Saint Priscus
- Jose Maria Neves: Cape Verdeian politician.
- Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt: French author and dramatist.
- Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt: French author of short stories, novels, non-fiction and plays whose work has been translated into over 40 languages.
- Chris Barrie: British actor comedian and impressionist.
- José Neves: Cape Verdeian politician Prime Minister of Cape Verde.
- Pope John raises the first Japanese, first African, and first Filipino cardinals.
- Scotch factory explodes burying 20 firefighters (Glasgow, Scotland).
- Ian Keith, US actor (Ramses I - The Ten Commandments, Identity Unknown, Queen Christina), dies at age 61.
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
- Bobby Rydell - Wild One
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Paul Anka - Puppy Love
- Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's
- Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- The Platters - Harbor Lights
- The Little Dippers - Forever
- Annette - O Dio Mio
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