On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Littbarski, German footballer and manager, born in West Berlin, West Germany
  • Rafael Benítez, Spanish football manager, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician and Congressman, born in Lantawan, Basilan, Philippines (d. 2007)
1960 Highlights

About April 16, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 3 months and 21 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