Sunday 27 March 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Philippe Bianconi and Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith.
In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits.
Please Don't Eat the Daisies, directed by Charles Walters, 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 Pony Express.
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- St. Augusta
- Angolan Victory Day.
- World Theatre Day
- St. John of Egypt
- St. Lydia
- Feast day of Rupert of Salzburg in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Philippe Bianconi: French musician, pianist.
- Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans: Historian.
- Steve Jarvin: Australian soling yachter (Olympics-1996).
- Hans Pflugler: German footballer.
- Renato Russo: Brazilian singer and songwriter.
- Victor Bailey: American singer and bass player (Weather Report).
- Johannes Kerkorrel: South African singer-songwriter playwright and journalist (d. 2002).
- Mark Lovell: English race car driver (d. 2003).
- Hans Pflügler: German footballer.
- Heiki Vilep: Estonian poet and author.
- Tim Wrightman: American football player and coach.
- Ian Whyte: Welsh basketball player and actor.
- Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Royal Crown Golf Open.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Percy Faith - The Theme From A Summer Place
- Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
- Bobby Rydell - Wild One
- Jimmy Jones - Handy Man
- Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
- Jack Scott - What In The World's Come Over You
- Paul Anka - Puppy Love
- Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's
- Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
- The Platters - Harbor Lights
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