What Happened on April 18, 1960

Historical Events

  • 64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54

Famous Birthdays

  • Mick Sweda, American rocker (Bulletboys), born in Gowanda, New York
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Emory Johnson, American actor & director (Phantom Express, Shield of Honor), dies at 66
1960 Highlights

About April 18, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stuck On You - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires
  • UK #1 Song: My Old Man's A Dustman - Lonnie Donegan