Sunday 18 September 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 18, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Thomas Wegmüller and Karim Rashid.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley.
In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits.
Tormented, directed by Bert I. Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Before You Go by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Our House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 September 1960
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Which were the important events of 18 September 1960 ?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Thomas Wegmüller
- Karim Rashid: Egyptian/English industrial designer.
- Stephen Flaherty: American composer.
- Ian Lucas: English lawyer and politician.
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Memphis Golf Open
- Fidel Castro arrives in New York City as the head of the Cuban delegation to the United Nations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Brook Benton - Kiddio
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Ike & Tina Turner - A Fool In Love
- Sugar Pie DeSanto - I Want To Know
- Hank Ballard And The Midnighters - Finger Poppin' Time
- Etta James - If I Can't Have You
- Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
- Jackie Wilson - A Woman, A Lover, A Friend
- Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
- Hank Ballard And The Midnighters - The Twist
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?