What Happened on April 20, 1960

Historical Events

  • "From A to Z" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 21 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Debbie Flintoff-King, Australian athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 1988), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Miguel Díaz-Canel, Cuban politician, President of Cuba (2018-), born in Placetas, Cuba
  • Rodney Holman, American football tight end (Pro Bowl, All-Pro 1988–1990, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Ypsilanti, Michigan
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Fort, French poet (founder of Vers et Prose), dies at 88
1960 Highlights

About April 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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