Wednesday 21 September 1960US date format: 9/21/1960, UK date format: 21/9/1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David James Elliott and Maurizio Cattelan.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker.
In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits.
Sunrise at Campobello, directed by Vincent J. Donehue, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Set This House On Fire by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Westerner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 September 1960 ?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
- David James Elliott: Canadian actor.
- Maurizio Cattelan
- Belize Independence Day
- Ivan Gudelj
- Sikandar Sanam: Pakistani actor and singer (d. 2012).
- David Mazzucchelli: Artist.
- Graham Southern: English art dealer and gallery owner.
- David James Elliott: Actor.
- David Elliott: Canadian-American actor and director.
- Kelley Eskridge: American author and screenwriter.
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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
- Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
- Ike & Tina Turner - A Fool In Love
- Hank Ballard And The Midnighters - Finger Poppin' Time
- Sugar Pie DeSanto - I Want To Know
- Clyde McPhatter - Ta Ta
- Jackie Wilson - A Woman, A Lover, A Friend
- Etta James - If I Can't Have You
- Hank Ballard And The Midnighters - The Twist
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