What Happened on March 17, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • One of the first French New Wave films, "Breathless", directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg is released in France

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Eisenhower forms anti-Castro-exile army under the CIA

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • WSLA (now WAKA) TV channel 8 in Selma, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Arye Gross, American actor
  • Lee Ann Michelle, Surrey England, playmate (Feb, 1979)
  • Vicki Lewis, actress (Beth-Newsradio), born in Cincinnati, Ohio