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Apr 18
1960

Cliff Richard and The Shadows play the first of six nights at The Lyceum, Sheffield, UK. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

Fame And Fortune/Stuck On You, by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart. (1960)


Apr 18
1960

Sweet Nothins by Brenda Lee peaks at No4 in the Billboard Top 40 Chart of the best-selling singles in the USA. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

Connie Francis releases a new single, Everybody's Somebody's Fool, in the USA on MGM Records. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

Bill Haley And His Comets release a new single, Chick Safari, on Warner Brothers Records in the USA. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

Carl Perkins releases a new single, Loverville, in the USA on Columbia Records. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

The albums The Kingston Trio and The Kingston Trio At Large by The Kingston Trio are both awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

50's rocker Ersel Hickey records the first of two versions of Stardust Brought Me You for Epic Records in New York City, USA. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

Close harmony vocal group The Hi-Lo's record April In Fairbanks, Bali Hai and Italian Street Song for Columbia Records in the USA. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

Brook Benton, Dinah Washington and Dion And The Belmonts play the fourth of ten nights at The Paramount Theatre, Brooklyn, New York City, USA. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

The Biggest Show Of Stars For 60, featuring Lloyd Price, The Coasters, Bo Diddley, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Sammy Turner, Jimmy Jones, Clyde McPhatter, LaVern Baker and Jimmy Reed, plays at The Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

Ben E. King, The Clovers, Santo And Johnny, Robert And Johnny, Wade Flemons, The Olympics, Bobby Marchan and Etta James play the last night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, N (1960)

Apr 18
1960

Jackie Wilson plays the last night in a week of shows at The Fontainebleu in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

The Swinging Blue Genes, later to find fame as The Swinging Blue Jeans, play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

Bobby Rydell makes a guest appearance on US tv show Father Knows Best. (1960)

Apr 18
1960

Elvis Presley begins a two-day train journey from Memphis, Tennessee, USA, to Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, where he is to begin filming G.I. Blues. (1960)