Wednesday December 28, 1960
US date format: 12/28/1960, UK date format: 28/12/1960
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 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 Chad McQueen and Zane William Smith.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley.
In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits.
The Marriage-Go-Round, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while The Dean'S Watch by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Avengers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 28, 1960?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 1960?
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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
- Lolita - Sailor (Your Home Is The Sea)
- Ray Peterson - Corinna, Corinna
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Emile Ford & The Checkmates - What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?
- Johnny Tillotson - Poetry In Motion
- Cliff Richard - I Love You
- Adam Faith - What Do You Want?
- Matt Monro - Portrait Of My Love
- Neil Sedaka - Oh Carol
- Elmer Bernstein - Staccato's Theme
- The Ventures - Perfidia
- Michael Holliday - Starry Eyed
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 28If December 28, 1960 is your birthday you're 59 years, 8 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 10 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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