On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Apollonia [Patricia Kotero], American actress (Purple Rain), born in Santa Monica, California
  • David Yow, American musician (Scratch Acid; The Jesus Lizard), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Linda Fratianne, American figure skater (Olympic silver 1980), born in Northridge, Los Angeles
  • Neal Morse, American musician (Spock's Beard; Transatlantic), born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California
1960 Highlights

About August 2, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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