Sunday 3 April 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marie Denise Pelletier and Mimi Bergerac.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith.
In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
The Unforgiven, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while A Separate Peace by John Knowles was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pony Express.
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Which were the important events of 3 April 1960 ?
- Saint Sixtus I
- Saint Agape (died 304)
- Saint Richard (d.1253)
- Marie Denise Pelletier: Quebec singer.
- Mimi Bergerac: American child of noted parents, actors Dorothy Malone and Jacques Bergerac.
- Laura Marconi: Italian model who won many beauty contests and did a small amount of professional modeling.
- Arjen Lucassen: Dutch singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Ayreon Star One Ambeon and Guilt Machine).
- Marie Pelletier: Canadian singer.
- Lesley Sharp: English actress
- Anton Pannekoek: Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist, dies at age 87.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 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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