Friday 11 March 1960
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christophe Gans and Robert Glenister.
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 Poor No More by Robert Ruark 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 11 March 1960 ?
- Zambia - Youth Day.
- Saint Rosina
- Saint Alberta
- Saint Vindician
- Blessed Auria
- Lesotho - Moshoeshoe Day.
- Lithuania - Reestablishment of Lithuania's Independence.
- United States - Johnny Appleseed Day, 311 Day
- Blessed John Righi
- Christophe Gans: French film director, writer, and producer who specializes in horror, fantasy movies and video game adaptations.
- Robert Glenister: English actor and director.
- Junichi Sato: Japanese animator and director.
- Roy Chapman Andrews: American explorer and adventurer (Born 1884).
- Pioneer 5 launched into solar orbit between Earth and Venus.
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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