Monday 14 November 1960
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yves Parlier and Francesco Schettino.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Georgia On My Mind by Ray Charles.
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 Last Of The Just by Andre Schwarz-Bart 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 14 November 1960 ?
- India - Birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru: Children's Day
- United States - National Children's Book Week begins
- Roman festivals - Equorum Probatio
- Yves Parlier: French sailor, very well known in the offshore sailing world and generally in France, where he was elected France's top sports personality in 2002.
- Francesco Schettino: Captain of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, which partially sank on 13 January 2012 after hitting a reef off the Italian coast and running aground at Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, requiring the evacuation of the 4,250 people on board.
- Tom Judson: American actor and composer.
- Remi Moses: English footballer and coach.
- 2 passenger trains collided at high-speed killing 110 (Czech)
- OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries), forms
- Riot due to school integration in New Orleans
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
- Johnny Tillotson - Poetry In Motion
- Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much
- Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita)
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
- Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Stay
- Hank Ballard and the Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go
- Floyd Cramer - Last Date
- Kathy Young - A Thousand Stars
- Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
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