Birthdays in History in August 1960

  • Aug 4 Bernard Rose, English director
  • Aug 4 Tim Winton, Australian author
  • Aug 4 José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish politician
  • Aug 8 Ulrich Maly, German politician
  • Aug 10 Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.
  • Aug 13 Phil Taylor, English darts player
  • Aug 20 Sally Yates, American lawyer and Acting Attorney General (Jan 2017), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 23 Helen Rees, director (Design Museum)
  • Aug 23 Rodney Alan Greenblat, American graphic artist
  • Aug 24 Franz Vienboeck, Austrian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
  • Aug 24 Steven W Lindsey, Arcadia California, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 87, sk:95)
  • Aug 28 Cunningham T Ngcukana, South African worker's union leader
  • Aug 28 Leroy Chiao, astronaut (STS 65, 72, sk: 92), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Aug 30 Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese terrorist group Hizbollah
  • Aug 30 Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993)