Tuesday 27 December 1960
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maryam d'Abo and Victoria Paige Meyerink.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley.
In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Porter Wagoner Show.
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- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Maryam d'Abo: English actress and producer.
- Victoria Paige Meyerink: American actress and producer.
- Youth (Martin Glover)
- Fred Hammond
- Terry Price in Rockhampton: Queensland, Australia; Australasia golfer.
- Victoria Meyerink: American child actress who did modeling, movies and TV from the age of two and national magazine covers from the age of four.
- Donald Nally: American conductor and academic.
- France sets off its third A-bomb test at its nuclear weapons testing range near Reggane, Algeria.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome To-Night?
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Floyd Cramer - Last Date
- Kathy Young - A Thousand Stars
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- Johnny Horton - North To Alaska
- Connie Francis - Many Tears Ago
- Johnny Burnette - You're Sixteen
- Sailor (Your Home Is The Sea) - Lolita
- Ray Peterson - Corinna, Corinna
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