What Happened on December 3, 1960

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical "Camelot", starring Richard Burton and Julie Andrews, and introducing Robert Goulet, opens at Majestic Theater, NYC; runs for 873 performances, wins 4 Tony Awards

Famous Birthdays

  • Daryl Hannah, American actress (Splash, Blade Runner), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Igor Larionov, Russian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Stanley Cup 1997-98, 2002, Detroit Red Wings; Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Moscow, Russia

Julianne MooreJulianne Moore (62 years old)

American actress (Magnolia, The Kids are Alright), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina

  • Mike Ramsey, American ice hockey defenceman (Olympic gold 1980; NHL All-Star 1982-83, 85-86), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Stephani, German organist, and musicologist, dies at 83
1960 Highlights

About December 3, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 3 months and 27 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