What Happened on December 13, 1960

Historical Events

Football Awards

Ballon d'Or: Barcelona midfielder Luis Suárez is named best football player in Europe ahead of Real Madrid's Hungarian forward Ferenc Puskás and Hamburg striker Uwe Seeler

  • Italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals)
  • Laos General Fumi Nosavang occupies Vientiane

Famous Birthdays

  • Randy Stoklos, American beach volleyballer (first player to earn $1m; 5 x World C'ship [with Sinjin Smith]), born in Pacific Palisades, California
  • Richard Dent, American football defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Venkatesh Daggubati, Indian actor, born in Karamchedu, Andhra Pradesh, India
1960 Highlights

About December 13, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 22 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