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Aug 20
1960

Entering at No83, My Love For You by Johnny Mathis is the highest new entry in this week's Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA. (1960)

Aug 20
1960

Jazz drummer Philly Joe Jones and his band play at Birdland, New York City, USA. (1960)

Aug 20
1960

Brenda Lee plays at Devil's Lake Pavilion, Manitoba Beach, Michigan, USA. (1960)

Aug 20
1960

Elvis Presley continues filming his upcoming movie Flaming Lance, at the Conejo Movie Ranch, Thousand Oaks, California, USA. Before release,the film will be re-named Flaming Star. (1960)

Aug 20
1960

Gwynneth Ashley Robin, one of South Africa's most popular singers in the 70s, is born. (1960)

Aug 20
1960

The Beatles play the fourth night of a three month engagement at The Indra Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe. (1960)

Aug 20
1960

The Escos, formerly Otis Williams' backing group The Charms, record Diamonds And Pearls and We Dance, for King/Federal Records of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. (1960)

Aug 20
1960

The Coasters, Bo Diddley, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Big Maybelle and Bobby 'Blue' Bland play the fifth night of a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. (1960)

Aug 20
1960

Ray Charles plays the third night of a week of shows at The Palladium, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1960)

Aug 20
1960

Brook Benton, LaVern Baker and Ben E. King play the second night in a week of shows at the Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1960)

Aug 20
1960

Johnny Dankworth plays at The Victory Memorial Hall, Northwich, Cheshire, UK, supported by The Saints Jazz Band. (1960)