Wednesday July 27, 1960

US date format: 7/27/1960, UK date format: 27/7/1960

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on July 27, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. 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 movie released in 1960 while The View From The Fortieth Floor by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling book.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Malchus
  • Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
  • Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Hell to Eternity

Hell to Eternity

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen, Vic Damone, Patricia Owens

Beyond the Time Barrier

Beyond the Time Barrier

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Robert Clarke, Darlene Tompkins, Arianne Ulmer, Vladimir Sokoloff

Make Mine Mink

Make Mine Mink

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Robert Asher

Starring: Terry-Thomas, Athene Seyler, Hattie Jacques, Billie Whitelaw

The Entertainer

The Entertainer

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright

Tarzan the Magnificent

Tarzan the Magnificent

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Robert Day

Starring: Gordon Scott, Jock Mahoney, Betta St. John, John Carradine

TV Series

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Books

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The View From The Fortieth Floor by Theodore H. White

The View From The Fortieth Floor

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An empire totters - on its survival hung the careers of thousands of frightened employees, the savings of small stockholders. On its death rested the cold ambitions of the shrewd

How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market by Nicolas Darvas

How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market

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2011 reprint of 1960 edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Hungarian by birth, Nicolas Darvas trained as an economist at the University of Budapest.

The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase

The Lovely Ambition

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“Readers who have come to expect Miss Chase to provide stunning evocations of time and place, particularly of nineteenth-century Maine, will not be disappointed by The Lovely Ambition.”

Trustee From The Toolroom by Nevil Shute

Trustee From The Toolroom

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When his sister’s boat is wrecked in the Pacific, Keith Steward becomes the trustee for his little niece. In order to save her from destitution he has to embark on a

The Good Years by Walter Lord

The Good Years

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1900-1914 They were the years of T.R. and trust busting, "the full dinner pail," the Model T Ford, the Wright Brothers' flying machine; the "400," the Bunny Hug and Turkey Trot,

Videogames

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 27, 1960?

On July 27, 1960 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is July 27, 1960?

On July 27, 1960 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 27, 1960?

On July 27, 1960 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 27, 1960?

On July 27, 1960 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 27, 1960?

On July 27, 1960 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 27, 1960?

On July 27, 1960 several famous people were born including, Jo Durie, Elena Kopylova, Gabrielle Glaister.

What was the number one song in July 27, 1960?

The number one song in the week of July 27, 1960 was I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee in US and Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard in UK.

What were the top hits on July 27, 1960?

The top hits on July 27, 1960 were I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee, Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel) by Roy Orbison, Alley-Oop by Hollywood Argyles in US and Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard, Shakin' All Over by Johnny Kidd & The Pirates, Apache by The Shadows in UK.