Monday 4 January 1960
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Stipe and Belinda Metz.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to El Paso by Marty Robbins.
In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits.
The Bridge, directed by Bernhard Wicki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 January 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 4 January 1960 ?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- Michael Stipe: American musician, lead singer with the group R.E.
- Belinda Metz
- Cory Everson in Racine: Wisconsin, USA; body builder (six times Ms Olympia).
- Art Paul Schlosser: American comedian,singer and song writer.
- April Winchell: American actress.
- Gavin Miller: Australian rugby league player.
- Albert Camus: French writer, an essayist, novelist and dramatist.
- European Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marty Robbins - El Paso
- Frankie Avalon - Why
- Miss Toni Fisher - The Big Hurt
- Johnny Preston - Running Bear
- Freddie Cannon - Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
- Guy Mitchell - Heartaches By The Number
- Paul Anka - It's Time To Cry
- Connie Francis - Among My Souvenirs
- Steve Lawrence - Pretty Blue Eyes
- Jimmy Clanton - Go, Jimmy, Go
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Spacemen - The Clouds
- Fats Domino - Be My Guest
- Marv Johnson - You Got What It Takes
- The Drifters - Dance With Me
- Smokie - Part 2 - Bill Black's Combo
- Lloyd Price and His Orchestra - Wont'cha Come Home
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- Jackie Wilson - Talk That Talk
- Bobby Bland - I'll Take Care Of You
- Lloyd Price and His Orchestra - Come Into My Heart
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?