What Happened on April 15, 1960

Historical Events

  • Guy Carawan sings "We Shall Overcome" to a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Raleigh - popularising the song as a protest anthem
  • Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), organizes at Shaw U

Famous Birthdays

  • Marvin Clyde Goodwin, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Pedro Delgado, Spanish cyclist, born in Segovia, Castile and León, Spain

Philippe of Belgium (63 years old)

King of the Belgians (2013-), born in Brussels, Belgium

Born in 1960

About April 15, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 17 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