Friday 18 November 1960
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kim Wilde and Elizabeth Perkins.
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.
Big Deal on Madonna Street, directed by Mario Monicelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Taken At The Flood by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The World of Tim Frazer.
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- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Kim Wilde: British singer, songwriter and actress.
- Elizabeth Perkins: American actress.
- Shari Shattuck: American actress and author.
- Yeşim Ustaoğlu: Turkish director producer and screenwriter.
- Charlie Finley, makes a bid to purchase expansion LA Angels
- Copyright office issues its ten-millionth registration.
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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