What Happened on December 11, 1960

Historical Events

  • Black Sunday - Riot in Algiers; pro-independence demonstrations turn violent, 114 die
  • Cleveland Brown's Bernie Parrish sets club record for longest interception return with a 92 yard run

Music Premiere

Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh's musical "Wildcat" with Lucille Ball premieres in New York City

1960 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Beth Zimmerman, American golfer (4 LPGA Tour titles), born in Mount Vernon, Illinois
  • Rachel Portman, British Academy and Emmy Award-winning film score composer (Emma; Chocolat; Cider House Rules), born in Haslemere, England
Born in 1960

About December 11, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Are You Lonesome To-night? - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires
  • UK #1 Song: It's Now Or Never - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires