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Historical Events In 1960

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Sep 13   In the year 1960 payola where radio stations would play selected songs in exchange for gifts and/or cash is banned by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC)  

Sep 17   Jose Sancho Marraco, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1960.  

Sep 18   A J Evans, cricketer (only England Test v Aus 1921), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Chubby Checkers' "Twist" reaches #1 on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history lee Duncan, owner/trainer (Rin Tin Tin), dies of heart attack at 67  

Sep 20   UN General Assembly admit 13 African countries and Cyprus (96 nations) in the year 1960.  

Sep 22   Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France in the year 1960.  

Sep 22   Mali (without Senegal) gains independence from France (National Day) in the year 1960.  

Sep 22   In the year 1960 melanie Klein, Austria/British psycho analyst, dies at 78  

Sep 23   Kathlyn Williams, actress (Single Man), dies of heart attack at 72 on this day in history.  

Sep 24   Internationl Development Assn (UN agency) comes into existence in the year 1960.  

Sep 24   Launch of the USS Enterprise, the worlds first nuclear powered aircraft carrier in the year 1960.  

Sep 24   On this day in history matyas Seiber, composer, dies at 55  

Sep 24   The first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, launches (USS Enterprise) on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1960 the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Enterprise, is launched.  

Sep 25   On this day in history emily Post, etiquette expert, dies at 86  

Sep 26   First of 4 TV debates Nixon & Kennedy took place (Chicago) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   On this day in history longest speech in UN history (4 hrs, 29 mins, by Fidel Castro)  

Sep 26   William Ling, cricketer (S African batsman in 6 Tests 1921-23), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Sylvia Pankhurst, English feminist/daughter of Emmeline, dies at 78 in the year 1960.  

Sep 30   On this day in history flintstones premiers (1st prime time animation show)  

Sep 30   On this day in history harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer, dies  

Sep 30   On Howdy Doody's last show Clarabelle finally talks "Goodbye Kids" in the year 1960.  

Oct 01   On this day in history nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Oct 02   On this day in history jaroslav Doubrava, composer, dies at 51  

Oct 04   Courier 1B Launched; 1st active repeater satellite in orbit on this day in history.  

Oct 05   Eastern AL Electra turbo-prop crashed in Boston Harbor (61 die) in the year 1960.  

Oct 06   Douglas Spencer, actor (The Thing), dies at 50 in the year 1960.  

Oct 07   In the year 1960 "Route 66" premieres  

Oct 09   Howard Glenn NY Titan, dies of injuries sustain in this day's game in the year 1960.  

Oct 09   In the year 1960 howard Glenn, NY Titan, dies of injuries sustain in this day's game  

Oct 10   Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards in the year 1960.  

Oct 11   Hurricane ravages East-Pakistan (6,000 die) on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Richard Cromwell, actor (Jezebel, Riot Squad), dies of cancer at 50 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1960

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author  

Jan 03   In the year 1960 birth of joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)  

Jan 03   Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia) was born in the year 1960.  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 birth of michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)  

Jan 04   April Winchell, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1960

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Margaret Sullavan, actress (Back Street), overdose at 48 died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1960 cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60  

Jan 03   Victor Seastrom, entertainer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1960 albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46  

Jan 05   Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1960 edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52  

Jan 07   Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1960.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)  

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