Friday 23 September 1960
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bertrand de Broc and Mitchell Anderson.
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.
Watch Your Stern, directed by Gerald Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Before You Go by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hong Kong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 September 1960
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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 23 September 1960 ?
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
- French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
- Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
- Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
- Also see September 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In ancient Latvia, the second day of Mikeli
- Astrology: Usually the first day of sun sign Libra in the tropical zodiac.
- Traditional New Year's Day in Constantinople and Eastern Orthodox churches ? because of the birthday of August, not because of the equinox.
- Bertrand de Broc
- John Rocca: English funk singer (Southern Freeze).
- Mitchell Anderson: American athlete, played pro basketball for three seasons beginning in 1982.
- Bertrand De Broc: French yachtsman, sailed dinghies, optimists, 420s and sports cats.
- Luis Moya: Spanish race car driver.
- Kathlyn Williams: Actress (Single Man), dies of heart attack at 72.
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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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?