What Happened on December 6, 1960

Historical Events

  • MLB American League grants American entertainer and businessman Gene Autry a franchise: Los Angeles Angels

Famous Birthdays

  • Diederik Wissels, Dutch jazz pianist and composer ("The Hillock Songstress"; "Secrecy"), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Jasmina Perazić, Serbian-American basketball guard and forward (NY Liberty), born in Novi Sad, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
1960 Highlights

About December 6, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 18 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