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Search Results for Year: 1960


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Number of Records Matching Query: 76
 
NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1960
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 14 February 1960
Description: The song is about a girl who is out on a ride with her boyfriend. Their car is stalled on a railroad track .
Summary: "Teen Angel" is a teenage tragedy song written by Jean Dinning (1924-2011) and her husband, Red Surrey, and performed by both Jean's brother, Mark Dinning, and Alex Murray in 1959. "Teen Angel" was released in October 1959.

EVERLY BROTHERS 1960 UK NO 1 SINGLE
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 April 1960
Summary: "CATHY'S CLOWN"

NO 1 USA SINGLE 1960
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 23 October 1960
Summary: “SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME”. THE DRIFTERS

MOTOWN RECORDS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 14 April 1960
Description: Motown Records was also the name of Gordy
Summary: Motown is a record label originally founded by Berry Gordy, Jr. and incorporated as Motown Record Corporation in Detroit, Michigan, United States, on April 14, 1960. The name, a portmanteau of motor and town, is also a nickname for Detroit. Now headquartered in New York City.

ELVIS PRESLEY IS BACK
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 April 1960
Description: The first album by Presley after his military discharge from the army
Summary: Elvis Is Back! is the fifth studio album by Elvis Presley, released on RCA Victor Records in mono and stereo, LPM/LSP 2231, in April 1960. Recording sessions took place on March 20 and April 3, 1960, at RCA Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee. It was Presley's first album to be released in true stereo.

EDDIE COCHRAN - DIES
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 April 1960
Description: Eddie Cochran died in St. Martin's Hospital, Bath, at 4.10 p.m. the following day of severe head injuries.
Summary: On Saturday, April 16, 1960, at about 11.50 p.m., while on tour in the United Kingdom, 21-year-old Cochran died in a traffic accident in a taxi (a Ford Consul, not, as widely quoted, a London Hackney carriage) traveling through Chippenham, Wiltshire, on the A4.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1960
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 1 January 1960
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1960
Summary: 1960-61 1 Gunsmoke CBS 2 Wagon Train NBC 3 Have Gun, Will Travel CBS 4 The Andy Griffith Show CBS 5 The Real McCoys ABC 6 Rawhide CBS 7 Candid Camera CBS 8 The Untouchables (tie) ABC 8 The Price Is Right (tie) NBC 10 The Jack Benny Program CBS 11 Dennis the Menace CBS 12 The Danny Thomas Show CBS 13 My Three Sons (tie) ABC 13 77 Sunset Strip (tie) ABC 15 The Ed Sullivan Show CBS 16 Perry Mason CBS 17 Bonanza NBC 18 The Flintstones ABC 19 The Red Skelton Show CBS 20 Alfred Hitchcock Presents CBS

MARK KEMP
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 April 1960
Description: Author, USA

BONO
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 10 May 1960
Description: Vocalist, UK

DAVID DUCHOVNY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 7 August 1960
Description: Actor, USA

MICHAEL MAYER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 27 June 1960
Description: Actor, Film director.

TOMMY ALDRIDGE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 15 August 1960
Description: Drummer, USA

JOHN BOTTOMLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 September 1960
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Canadian

JOSEPH WILLIAMS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 September 1960
Description: Vocals, keyboards

MICHELLE NICASTRO
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 31 March 1960
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

CHRIS ELLIOTT
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 31 May 1960
Description: Actor, Comedian, Writer, USA

JOHN TAYLOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 20 June 1960
Description: Bassist, UK

JULIANNE MOORE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 December 1960
Description: Actress, USA

COLIN FIRTH
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 10 September 1960
Description: Actor, UK

RICHARD ELLIOT
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 January 1960
Description: Saxophonist

TINA ARENA
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 November 1960
Description: Vocalists,Actor, Composer, Australia

NICKY HAMMERHEAD
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 30 September 1960
Description: Drummer, Actor, USA

ANTONIO BANDERAS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 10 August 1960
Description: Actor, Singer, Spain

AMY GRANT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 25 November 1960
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

LIONEL CARTWRIGHT
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 10 February 1960
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JOAN JETT
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 22 September 1960
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

BERNIE NOLAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 17 October 1960
Description: Actress, singer, entertainer,UK

STELLA NOVA
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 May 1960
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

TIMOTHY HUTTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 August 1960
Description: Actor, USA

HUGH GRANT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 9 September 1960
Description: Actor, Film producer, UK

NENA
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 March 1960
Description: Vocalist, Germany

SEAN PENN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 August 1960
Description: Actor, USA

KELLY LEBROCK
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 March 1960
Description: Actress, Model, Fashion, USA

ROGER TAYLOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 26 April 1960
Description: Drummer, UK

DARYL HANNAH
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 December 1960
Description: Actress, USA

WARREN HAYNES
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 6 April 1960
Description: Guitarist, USA

KIM WILDE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 18 November 1960
Description: Vocalist, UK

MICHAEL HUTCHENCE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1960
Description: Vocalist, Australia

PAULA YATES
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 April 1960
Description: Television, Journalist, presenter, uk

RHONDA BURCHMORE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 15 May 1960
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Dancer

JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 18 October 1960
Description: Actor, Martial Artist, Belgian

WALLACE RONEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 25 May 1960
Description: Trumpeter, USA

BOB MOULD
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 October 1960
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Producer, USA

JAMES SPADER
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 7 February 1960
Description: Actor, USA

KIM HART
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 9 May 1960
Description: Vocalist, NZ

RICK DEVIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 5 July 1960
Description: Vocalist, USA

DAWN UPSHAW
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 July 1960
Description: Vocalist , USA

TOMMY THAYER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 7 November 1960
Description: Guitarist, USA

STEPHEN DUFFY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 30 May 1960
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, UK

PERRY BAMONTE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 September 1960
Description: Guitarist, Producer, UK

GARY KEMP
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 17 October 1960
Description: Actor, musician, guitarist, songwriter, UK

ALEC DANKWORTH
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 14 May 1960
Description: Bassist, UK

DAVID HOBSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 18 November 1960
Description: Vocalist, Australia

SARAH BRIGHTMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 14 August 1960
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Dancer

STEVE VAI
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 6 June 1960
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

CLARE MOORE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 2 January 1960
Description: Vocalist, UK

MIRWAIS AHMADZAI
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 23 October 1960
Description: Vocalist, Record producer and songwriter, France

EAN EVANS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 September 1960
Description: Bassist, USA

ANDREW DENTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 May 1960
Description: Talk Show Host, Writer, Australian

MIKEY CRAIG
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 15 February 1960
Description: Bassist, UK

MIKEY CRAIG
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 15 February 1960
Description: DJ, UK

YAZZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 19 May 1960
Description: Vocalist, UK

SHARON OSBOURNE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 9 October 1960
Description: Television host, author, music manager, businesswoman, promoter

KATHY GRIFFIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 4 November 1960
Description: Actress, Comedian, USA

LC WILLIAMS
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 18 October 1960
Description: Vocalist

EDDIE COCHRAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 April 1960
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JOHN CHARLES THOMAS
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 13 December 1960
Description: Opera, operetta and concert baritone.

OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 August 1960
Description: Composer, USA

AP CARTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 7 November 1960
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, USA

WARD BOND
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 5 November 1960
Description: Actor, USA

LEE COLLINS
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 July 1960
Description: Trumpeter, USA

JOHNNY HORTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 5 November 1960
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, Composer, USA

JESSIE BELVIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 February 1960
Description: Vocalist, USA

ARTHUR BENJAMIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 April 1960
Description: Pianist, Composer of music, Australia

MACK SENNETT
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 5 November 1960
Description: Film producer, Singer, Dancer, Canada

GEORGE WALLACE
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 19 October 1960
Description: Actor, Comedian, Lyricist, Australian

 
 
 
 
 
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