Sunday 27 November 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ashley Ingram and Martin van Yellow.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Stay by Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs.
In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Big Deal on Madonna Street, directed by Mario Monicelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Mistress Of Mellyn by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 November 1960 ?
- Ashley Ingram: English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion).
- Martin van Yellow: Soccer player (Willem II).
- Kimberly Glasco: American ballet dancer; winner of a silver medal participating in the Moscow International Competition in 1982.
- Kevin Henkes: American children's book writer/illustrator.
- Ken O'Brien: American football player and coach.
- Tim Pawlenty: American lawyer and politician 39th Governor of Minnesota
- Michael Rispoli: American actor
- Yulia Tymoshenko: Ukrainian economist and politician 10th Prime Minister of Ukraine
- Gianni Vernetti: Italian lawyer and politician
- Dirk J de Geer: Dutch Premier (1926-29, 39-40), dies at 89.
- CBS radio cancels Have Gun Will Travel
- Dr Felix Houphouet-Boigny becomes President of Ivory Coast
- Patrice Lumumba flees Leopoldville Congo
- Gordie Howe becomes first NHL player to score 1,000 points.
- Trailing 38-7 late in third quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Denver Broncos at 38-38.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Stay
- Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome To-Night?
- Johnny Tillotson - Poetry In Motion
- Floyd Cramer - Last Date
- Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
- Hank Ballard and the Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go
- Kathy Young - A Thousand Stars
- U.S. Bonds - New Orleans
- Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
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