Thursday 2 June 1960
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 2, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Hadley and Vanessa Warren.
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 My Wicked, Wicked Ways by Errol Flynn was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1960 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Tony Hadley: Rock vocalist (Spandau Ballet-True).
- Vanessa Warren: American singer, very popular and charismatic in her club work around Aspen, Colorado in the '90s.
- Kyle Eugene Petty
- Laura Lattuada: Italian actress and television presenter.
- Olga Bondarenko: Russian runner.
- Kyle Petty: American race-car driver, continuing the tradition set by his dad and granddad, both championship drivers.
- Shaun Wallace: TV Show Host.
- Broadway theaters close (labor dispute between owners & Actors Equity)
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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 ?