Tuesday 5 April 1960
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michelle McCartney and Greg Mathis.
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 The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pony Express.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1960 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Michelle McCartney: French noted family, daughter of Monique LeVallier (born 5/10/1945) and allegedly Beatle member Paul McCartney.
- Greg Mathis: Reality Star.
- Asteris Koutoulas: Greek/German event and music producer, filmmaker and author.
- Larry McCray: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Ian Redford: Scottish footballer and manager (d. 2014).
- Hiromi Taniguchi: Japanese runner
- Alma Kruger: Actor (Made For Each Other), dies at 88.
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
- Paul Anka - Puppy Love
- Bobby Rydell - Wild One
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's
- Johnny Horton - Sink The Bismarck
- Steve Lawrence - Footsteps
- The Platters - Harbor Lights
- Connie Francis - Mama
- Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
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