Monday 29 February 1960
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 February 1960 ?
- Tony Robbins: Self-Help Author.
- Khaled : Folk Singer.
- Guy McPherson: American scientist, author and blogger, and Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona.
- Cheb Khaled: Algerian musician, an Arabic singer with reknown in France.
- Guy Hascoët: French politician and a member of The Greens-Europe Écologie.
- 1st Playboy Club, featuring bunnies, opens in Chicago
- JFK makes missile gap the presidential campaign issue
- KRET TV channel 23 in Richardson, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
- First Playboy Club, featuring bunnies, opens in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
- John Kennedy makes "missile gap" the US Presidential campaign issue.
- An earthquake in Morocco kills over 3,000 people and nearly destroys Agadir in the southern part of the country.
- Family Circus makes its debut.
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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
- Johnny Preston - Running Bear
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Bobby Rydell - Wild One
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
- Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
- The Everly Brothers - Let It Be Me
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