What Happened on April 10, 1960

Historical Events

US Masters Golf

24th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: 1958 champion Arnold Palmer birdies the final 2 holes to win by 1 stroke over runner-up Ken Venturi

  • Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill

Famous Birthdays

  • Julie Fulton, American actress (Lime Steel), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Katrina Leskanich, American musician and singer (Katrina and the Waves - "Walking On Sunshine"), born in Topeka, Kansas

Famous Weddings

Jerry West

NBA guard Jerry West (21) weds his college sweetheart Martha Kane in Morgantown, West Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Benjamin, Australian composer (Devil Take Her), dies at 66
1960 Highlights

About April 10, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Theme From "A Summer Place" - Percy Faith And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: My Old Man's A Dustman - Lonnie Donegan