What Happened on June 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

12th Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack & Jane Wyatt win

Actress Jane Wyatt
Actress
Jane Wyatt
  • Federation of Mali (& Senegal) becomes independent of France

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson

Famous Birthdays

  • Donna Mayhew, Taylor Penn, javelin thrower
  • John Taylor, English musician (Duran Duran), born in Solihull, Warwickshire
  • Michael Corbett, Collingwood NJ, actor (David-Young & Restless)

Famous Deaths

  • Mahlon Hamilton, American actor (Peg O'My Heart, High School Girl), dies at 80 (b. 1880)
  • Walter Dehmel, German writer, dies at 57