Sunday 30 October 1960
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Valle and Diego A Maradona.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita) by Brenda Lee.
In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits.
BUtterfield 8, directed by Daniel Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while Taken At The Flood by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Nature of Things.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 October 1960 ?
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Herbert
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Saturninus
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- David Valle: Bayside, New York -- Catcher (Texas Rangers).
- Diego A Maradona: Argentina -- Italy soccer player (World Cup).
- Kim Thompson: Bath, England -- Actress (Stealing Heaven).
- Monica Bellucci: Citta di Castello, Italy -- Actress (Dracula).
- Sarah Dyke: American hostess of a TV talk show "Inside Hollywood Today," 1987.
- Diego Maradona: Argentine soccer champion who scored winning goal in the final 1986 World Cup Game, when Argentina beat Mexico.
- Bob Pattison: American transmission engineer for WCBS-TV working on the 110th floor of One World Trade Center when it was stuck by an airplane piloted by terrorists 9/11/2001.
- Charnele Brown: American actress and singer
- Alfred Hill: Composer, dies at 89.
- Michael Woodruff performs the first successful kidney transplant in the United Kingdom at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita)
- The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
- Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
- Bobby Vee - Devil Or Angel
- Bob Luman - Let's Think About Living
- The Everly Brothers - So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)
- Larry Verne - Mr. Custer
- Ferrante and Teicher - Theme From The Apartment
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