Saturday 23 January 1960
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Misha Mck and Misha McK in East Orange.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston.
In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits.
Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Firma Hesselbach.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 January 1960 ?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Misha Mck: East Orange, New Jersey -- Actress (Gerri-Me & Mrs C).
- Misha McK in East Orange: New Jersey, USA; actress (Gerri - Me and Mrs C).
- Jean-Francois Sauve: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Anna Barbera: Italian artist, comedienne, actress and writer.
- Barbara Ensoli: Italian scientist, a young researcher who has founded a new therapy to treat AIDS.
- Patrick de Gayardon: French skydiver and skysurfing pioneer (d. 1998)
- Leilani Kai: American wrestler and trainer
- Jean-François Sauvé: Canadian ice hockey player
- Bathosphere Trieste reach bottom of Pacific (10,900 m)
- Jacques Piccard and Donald Walsh take Swiss-built US Navy bathyscaph Trieste to a record submersible depth of 10,911 metres underwater in Mariana Trench, Pacific Ocean.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Preston - Running Bear
- Frankie Avalon - Why
- Marty Robbins - El Paso
- Miss Toni Fisher - The Big Hurt
- Freddie Cannon - Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
- Jimmy Clanton - Go, Jimmy, Go
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- Andy Williams - The Village Of St. Bernadette
- Steve Lawrence - Pretty Blue Eyes
- Connie Francis - Among My Souvenirs
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