Wednesday 5 October 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Daniel Baldwin and Careca .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own by Connie Francis.
In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits.
The 39 Steps, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bugs Bunny Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Daniel Baldwin: American actor director and producer.
- Careca : Brazilian footballer.
- Evangelia Tzampazi: Greek politician.
- David Kirk: New Zealand rugby player and coach.
- Hitomi Kuroki: Japanese actress.
- British Labour party demands unilateral nuclear disarmament
- Eastern AL Electra turbo-prop crashed in Boston Harbor (61 die)
- KEYC TV channel 12 in Mankato, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting
- Eastern Air Lines' Electra turbo-prop crashes in Boston Harbor (61 die).
- White South Africans vote to make the country a republic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
- Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
- Larry Verne - Mr. Custer
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Jimmy Charles - A Million To One
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
- Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
- The Ventures - Walk -- Don't Run
- The Everly Brothers - So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)
- Ferrante and Teicher - Theme From The Apartment
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