Wednesday 1 June 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 1, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Simon Gallup and Vladimir Krutov.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers.
In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits.
Quinceañera, directed by Alfredo B. Crevenna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while The Enemy Within by Robert F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 June 1960
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 1 June 1960 ?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
- Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
- Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
- The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
- Nirvana of Buddhists.
- Simon Gallup
- Vladimir Krutov: Russian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2012).
- Sergey Kuznetsov: Russian footballer and manager.
- Giorgos Lillikas: Cypriot politician 8th Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- WDTV TV channel 5 in Clarksburg-Weston, WV (CBS) begins broadcasting
- New Zealand's first official television broadcast commences at 7.30pm from Auckland.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jackie Wilson - Doggin' Around
- The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown
- Etta James - All I Could Do Was Cry
- Ooh Poo Pah Doo - Part II - Jessie Hill
- Bill Black's Combo - White Silver Sands
- Ella Fitzgerald - Mack The Knife
- Elvis Presley - Stuck On You
- The Madison Time - Part I - Ray Bryant Combo
- Jackie Wilson - Night
- Jimmy Jones - Good Timin'
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?