Thursday 30 June 1960
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Angela Raiola and Randy Ladouceur.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Everybody's Somebody's Fool by Connie Francis.
In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits.
13 Ghosts, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Set This House On Fire by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Comedy Spot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
- Angela Raiola: Reality Star.
- Randy Ladouceur: Brockville -- NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks).
- Murray Cook: Australian singer (The Wiggles).
- David Headley: American-Pakistani terrorist.
- Jack McConnell: Scottish educator and politician 3rd First Minister of Scotland.
- Clarence Cameron White: Composer, dies at 79.
- US stops sugar import from Cuba
- Zaire (formerly Belgian Congo) declares independence from Belgium
- Congo gains independence from Belgium.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
- The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown
- Hollywood Argyles - Alley-Oop
- Jack Scott - Burning Bridges
- Duane Eddy - Because They're Young
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- Dinah Washington - A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)
- Anita Bryant - Paper Roses
- Jimmy Jones - Good Timin'
- Bobby Rydell - Swingin' School
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