What Happened on December 22, 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • (Emil) Wakin Chau, Hong Kong-born singer and actor, born in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
  • Jean-Michel Basquiat, American artist (Gray, SAMO), born in Brooklyn, NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • Luther Campbell, American rap artist (2 Live Crew), born in Miami, Florida
  • Patrick Fitzgerald, American lawyer, born in NYC, New York
  • Tyrell Biggs, American super HW boxer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Born in 1960

Famous Weddings

Fran Tarkenton

NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton (20) weds Anna Elaine Merrell at First Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia

1960 Highlights

About December 22, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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