Sunday 8 May 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Franco Baresi and Kiev (Ukraine).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley.
In UK Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
Sons and Lovers, directed by Jack Cardiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while The Lincoln Lords by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der schwarze Kanal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 May 1960
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1960 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Franco Baresi: Italian soccer player, he was on AC Milan and made his international debut in 1982.
- Kiev (Ukraine)
- Patrick McKenna
- Gilles Maistre: French journalist, film director, producer and entrepreneur.
- Eric Brittingham: American bass player (Cinderella and Naked Beggars).
- Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Peach Blossom Golf Open.
- USSR and Cuba resume diplomatic relations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - Stuck On You
- The Brothers Four - Greenfields
- Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons
- Johnny Horton - Sink The Bismarck
- The Browns - The Old Lamplighter
- Jackie Wilson - Night
- Johnny Preston - Cradle Of Love
- Billy Bland - Let The Little Girl Dance
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bill Black's Combo - White Silver Sands
- Barrett Strong - Money (That's what I want)
- Jackie Wilson - Doggin' Around
- Marv Johnson - I Love The Way You Love
- Buster Brown - Fannie Mae
- Rosco Gordon - Just A Little Bit
- The Madison Time - Part I - Ray Bryant Combo
- Dinah Washington & Brook Benton - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
- Jackie Wilson - Night
- Wade Flemons - Easy Lovin'
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