Saturday 22 October 1960
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Darryl Jenifer and Cris Kirkwood.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters.
In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits.
The Alamo, directed by John Wayne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching BBC Sunday-Night Play.
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Which were the important events of 22 October 1960 ?
- Darryl Jenifer: American bass player (Bad Brains and The White Mandingos).
- Cris Kirkwood: American singer-songwriter and bass player (Meat Puppets).
- Shigeru Muroi: Japanese actress.
- Edgar Scauflaire: Belgian, Painter / decorator, dies at 67.
- Cassius Clay wins 1st battle as professional boxer
- Independence of Mali from France.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
- Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
- Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
- Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita)
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Bobby Vee - Devil Or Angel
- Larry Verne - Mr. Custer
- Jimmy Charles - A Million To One
- The Everly Brothers - So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)
- Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
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