What Happened on April 27, 1960

Historical Events

  • 1st atomic powered electric-drive submarine launched (Tullibee)

Historic Event

South Korean President Syngman Rhee resigns after 12 years in power

  • Togo (formerly French Togo) declares independence from French administration

Famous Birthdays

  • Wally Langdon, British bassist (Herman Brood & His Wild Romance), born in London, England (d. 2019)
1960 Highlights

About April 27, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 9 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: Do You Mind - Anthony Newley