Tuesday 30 August 1960
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vic Wilk and Guy A Lepage.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley.
In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
G.I. Blues, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coronado 9.
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1960 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Vic Wilk: Los Angeles, California -- Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Knoxville Open).
- Guy A Lepage: Quebec humorist, television host and producer.
- Chalino Sanchez: Mexican musician (Born 1960).
- Ben Bradshaw: English journalist and politician Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport.
- Gary Gordon: American sergeant Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993).
- Guy Lepage: Canadian comedian and producer
- Boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7
- East Germany imposes a partial blockade on West Berlin
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
- The Ventures - Walk -- Don't Run
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- Bobby Rydell - Volare
- Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini
- Hank Ballard and the Midnighters - Finger Poppin' Time
- Donnie Brooks - Mission Bell
- Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel)
- Anita Bryant - In My Little Corner Of The World
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