Saturday 20 February 1960
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Reilly and Joel Hodgson.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Teen Angel by Mark Dinning.
In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits.
Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while My Wicked, Wicked Ways by Errol Flynn was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Four Feather Falls.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 February 1960 ?
- Mark Reilly: [Matt Bianco]; rocker (Indio - "Big Harvest").
- Joel Hodgson: American comedian actor and screenwriter.
- Wendee Lee: American voice actress.
- Kee Marcello: Swedish guitarist (Europe and Kee Marcello's K2).
- Cándido Rivas: Equatoguinean politician and diplomat Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea (d. 2014).
- Leonard Woolley: Archaeologist.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Johnny Preston - Running Bear
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Dion and the Belmonts - Where Or When
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Conway Twitty - Lonely Blue Boy
- The Everly Brothers - Let It Be Me
- Marty Robbins - El Paso
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