What Happened on December 29, 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Gilbert, Australian cricketer (Aussie pace bowler in 9 Tests 1985-86), born in Darlinghurst, Australia

David BoonDavid Boon (62 years old)

Australian cricket batsman (107 Tests, 7,422 runs @ 43.65; 21 x 100s; 181 ODIs), born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

  • Katerina Didaskalou, Greek actress, born in Athens, Greece
  • Thomas Lubanga, Congolese war criminal, born in Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Eden Phillpotts, English novelist, poet and playwright (Red Madymaynes), dies at 98
  • Philippe Panneton, Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (Trente arpents), dies at 65
1960 Highlights

About December 29, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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