Sunday 31 July 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lva Budarova and Paul Hanlon.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee.
In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Last Woman on Earth, directed by Roger Corman, 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 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
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- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
- St. Helen of Skofde
- La Hae Hawai?i - Hawaiian Flag Day
- Lva Budarova: Czechoslovakia -- Tennis star.
- Paul Hanlon: American homicide after a history of violence.
- Sylvia Seegrist: American homicide; a young woman who went berserk on 10/30/1985 at 3:30 PM.
- Dale Hunter: Petrolia, Ontario -- NHL center (Washington Capitals).
- Malcolm Ross: Scottish guitarist and songwriter (Josef K and Orange Juice).
- Karl Hasse: Composer, dies at 77.
- KSOO (now KSFY) TV channel 13 in Sioux Falls, SD (NBC) 1st broadcast
- Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, calls for a black state.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel)
- Hollywood Argyles - Alley-Oop
- Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
- Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini
- The Fendermen - Mule Skinner Blues
- Safaris - Image Of A Girl
- Ray Peterson - Tell Laura I Love Her
- Hank Locklin - Please Help Me, I'm Falling
- Brenda Lee - That's All You Gotta Do
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