Thursday 10 November 1960
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lee Cross Rinker and Neil Gaiman.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters.
In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
The Virgin Spring, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The World of Tim Frazer.
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- Also see November 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States Marine Corps Birthday
- Russia - Day of Militsiya (analogue of police in Russia)
- Ancient Latvia - Martini
- R.C. Saints - Pope Leo I the Great
- Turkey - Day of Remembrance of Ataturk
- Lee Cross Rinker: Stuart, Florida -- PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milwaukee-6th).
- Neil Gaiman: British author of several books, including the best-seller "American Gods" and writer of the popular "Sandman" graphic novel (comic book) series that was in original print from 1988 to 1996.
- Jean Maurel: French sailor, a professional skipper who has won several races: Transat AG2R (Lorient - Saint-Barthélémy) in Elf Aquitaine with Jean-Luc Nélias in 1989, Two-STAR with Michel Desjoyeaux in 1990, Rhum in the catamaran Harris Wilson in 1994, and Transat Jacques-Vabre in the monohull Côtes d'Or with Fred Dahirel in 1995.
- Dan Hawkins: American football player coach and sportscaster.
- Naomi Kawashima: Japanese actress and singer (d. 2015).
- Maeve Sherlock: English politician
- Isadore Freed: Composer, dies at 60.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
- Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita)
- Johnny Tillotson - Poetry In Motion
- Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
- Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much
- Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
- Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Stay
- Hank Ballard and the Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go
- Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
- Bobby Vee - Devil Or Angel
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