Friday 20 May 1960
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Goldwyn and John Cowsill.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley.
In UK Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
Pollyanna, directed by David Swift, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Two Weeks In Another Town by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching An Age of Kings.
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- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Tony Goldwyn: TV Actor.
- John Cowsill: Rock vocalist (Cowsills-Hair).
- Tony Goldwyn in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Ghost, Kuffs, Traces of Red).
- John Billingsley: American actor.
- Susan Cowsill in Newport: Rhode Island, USA; rock vocalist (Cowsills - "We Can Fly").
- Jay Schellen: American drummer (Hurricane Asia GPS Circa and World Trade).
- Baseball game in Milwaukee postponed due to dense fog
- In Japan, police carry away socialist members of the Diet of Japan. The Diet next approves a mutual security treaty with the United States.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - Stuck On You
- The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown
- The Brothers Four - Greenfields
- Jackie Wilson - Night
- Jimmy Jones - Good Timin'
- Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons
- Billy Bland - Let The Little Girl Dance
- Johnny Preston - Cradle Of Love
- Johnny Horton - Sink The Bismarck
- Jeanne Black - He'll Have To Stay
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