Wednesday 20 April 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 20, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dimebag Darrell and Tatiana Thumbtzen.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith.
In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
Private Property, directed by Leslie Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der schwarze Kanal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 20 April 1960
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Which were the important events of 20 April 1960 ?
- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Dimebag Darrell: American musician, guitarist for heavy metal bands Pantera and Damage Plan (d. 2004).
- Tatiana Thumbtzen: Dancer.
- Debbie Flintoff-King: Australian hurdler and coach.
- Rodney Holman: American football player and coach.
- From A to Z opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 21 performances
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Buster Brown - Fannie Mae
- Dinah Washington & Brook Benton - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
- Jackie Wilson - Doggin' Around
- Marv Johnson - I Love The Way You Love
- Bill Black's Combo - White Silver Sands
- Barrett Strong - Money (That's what I want)
- The Theme From "A Summer Place" - Percy Faith And His Orchestra
- (Do The) Mashed Potatoes (Part 1) - Nat Kendrick And The Swans
- The Drifters - This Magic Moment
- Jackie Wilson - Night
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