What Happened on August 10, 1960

Historical Events

  • Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned 1st object from space
  • Nicolaas Jouwe forms PANA in New Guinea
1960 History

Famous Birthdays

Antonio BanderasAntonio Banderas (62 years old)

Spanish actor (Philadelphia, Evita, Zorro), born in Malaga, Spain

  • Kenny Perry, American golfer (4 Champions Tour major titles; US Senior Open 2013, 17; 14 PGA Tour titles), born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky
  • Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.
  • Vinnie Kilduff, Irish session and touring tin whistler, uilleann piper, mandolin player, and songwriter (The Waterboys; U2: Sinéad O'Connor), born in Knock, County Mayo, Ireland
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies at 94

Frank LloydFrank Lloyd (1886-1960)

Scottish actor and director (Mutiny on Bounty, Oliver Twist, Blood on the Sun), dies at 74

  • Oswald Veblin, mathematician

About August 10, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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