Saturday 23 April 1960
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Valerie Bertinelli and Craig Sheffer.
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 The Joy Of Music by Leonard Bernstein 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 23 April 1960
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Which were the important events of 23 April 1960 ?
- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
- Independence Day for the Conch Republic
- National Beer Day in Germany
- Feast Day of Saint George: Patron saint and National Day of England
- Patron saint of the Spanish region of Arag=n
- Celebrated as St. Jordi's Day in Catalonia, presents of books and roses. See above.
- Catalonia - Lover's Day. Men receive a book as a gift from their romantic interest, while women receive roses. The book is in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Saint Adalbert of Prague
- Jurgi festival, in ancient Latvia
- Valerie Bertinelli: TV Actress.
- Craig Sheffer: Actor.
- Steve Clark (guitarist)
- Steve Clark in Hillsborough: England; rock guitarist (Def Leppard - "Hysteria").
- Steve Clark: English guitarist (Def Leppard - "Hysteria"), dies at age 30 (born 1960).
- Barry Douglas: Irish pianist and conductor.
- Léo Jaime: Brazilian singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (João Penca e Seus Miquinhos Amestrados).
- Claude Julien: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Joseph Martin Mudd in Louisville: Kentucky, USA; PGA golfer (1988 Federal Express).
- Valerie Bertinelli in Wilmington: Delaware, USA; actress (One Day at a Time, Sydney).
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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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