What Happened on December 16, 1960

Historical Events

  • "Wildcat" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 172 performances
  • TWA 266 & United 826 collide over Staten Island, kills 134

Famous Birthdays

  • Pat Van Den Hauwe, Belgian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63
1960 Highlights

About December 16, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 13 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