Wednesday 27 July 1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 27, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jo Durie and Elena Kopylova.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee.
In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Hell to Eternity, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while The Good Years by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 27 July 1960
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Which were the important events of 27 July 1960 ?
- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
- St. Congall
- The Seven Sleepers, Saints Maximian
- Cuba - Revolution Day, 2nd Day
- St. Luican
- Jo Durie: British leading tennis player of the late 1980s, one of the four greatest women tennis players in the world by January 1984, when she peaked.
- Elena Kopylova: Russian astrologer and editor of the Russian Astrolog.
- Gabrielle Glaister: English actress.
- Reinaldo de Carvalho: Carnival King.
- Emily Thornberry: English lawyer and politician.
- Conway Savage: Australian singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds).
- Judy Tee: American auto accident case on 2/23/1995, c. 7:00 PM, Englewood, NJ.
- VP Nixon nominated for President at Republican Convention in Chicago
- Vice President Richard Nixon nominated for president at Republican convention in Chicago, Illinois.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel)
- Hollywood Argyles - Alley-Oop
- Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
- Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini
- The Fendermen - Mule Skinner Blues
- Safaris - Image Of A Girl
- Ray Peterson - Tell Laura I Love Her
- Hank Locklin - Please Help Me, I'm Falling
- Brenda Lee - That's All You Gotta Do
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dinah Washington - This Bitter Earth
- Ray Charles and his Orchestra - Sticks And Stones
- Heartbreak (It's Hurtin' Me) - Jon Thomas and Orchestra
- Jackie Wilson - A Woman, A Lover, A Friend
- There's Something On Your Mind (Part 2) - Bobby Marchan
- Dinah Washington & Brook Benton - A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)
- Sam Cooke - Wonderful World
- Lloyd Price and His Orchestra - Question
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- The Olympics - Big Boy Pete
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