What Happened on August 10, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned 1st object from space

Film release premierFilm Premier

Los Angeles premiere of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh

  • Nicolaas Jouwe forms PANA in New Guinea

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

  • Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.
  • [James] Kenneth Perry, American PGA golfer (1991 Memorial), born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies
  • FranFrank Lloyd, Scotland, actor and director (Mutiny on Bounty, Oliver Twist, Blood on the Sun), dies at 74
  • Oswald Veblin, mathematician