What Happened on December 7, 1960

Historical Events

  • Ivory Coast claims independence from France

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Scanlon, English rock guitarist (The Fall), born in Manchester, England
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Clara Haskil, Swiss pianist (b. 1895)
1960 Highlights

About December 7, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 29 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