Sunday 13 November 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brian O'Hare and Neil Flynn.
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 Diamond Head by Peter Gilman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The World of Tim Frazer.
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Which were the important events of 13 November 1960 ?
- Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
- R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
- Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Brian O'Hare: American policeman arrested on charges of sexual predation on a minor.
- Neil Flynn: American actor.
- Teodora Ungureanu: Romanian gymnast and Olympic medalist.
- Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude, Spain).
- Sammy Davis, Jr. marries Swedish actress May Britt. Interracial marriage was still illegal in 31 US states out of 50.
- Belgium threatens to leave the United Nations over criticism of its policy concerning the Republic of the Congo.
- A collision between two trains in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia, kills 117 people.
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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