Wednesday 9 March 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Thierry Vigneron and Jacques Rançon.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith.
In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits.
Can-Can, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while A Twist Of Sand by Geoffrey Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pony Express.
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- Saint Frances of Rome.
- Belize - Baron Bliss Day.
- Saint Gregory of Nyssa
- Thierry Vigneron: French athlete (vault).
- Jacques Rançon: French serial killer, he murdered 2 women (1997 and 1998) near the railways station of Perpignan.
- Finn Carter: American actress and photographer.
- Linda Fiorentino: American actress.
- Linda Fiorentino in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Jade, Last Seduction, Moderns).
- Mike Leach in Minneapolis: Minnesota, USA; tennis star.
- Elsa Cayat: French columnist and psychoanalyst (d. 2015).
- Jack Beattie: Northern Irish politician (Born 1886).
- Dr. Belding Hibbard Scribner implants for the first time a shunt he invented into a patient, which allows the patient to receive hemodialysis on a regular basis.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Bobby Rydell - Wild One
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
- Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
- The Everly Brothers - Let It Be Me
- Johnny Preston - Running Bear
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