On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1960

Article: Coronation Street, King of the Soaps

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of "Coronation Street" on British ITV

Famous Birthdays

  • Dobroslav Paraga, Croatian politician and editor, born in Zagreb, FPR Yugoslavia
  • Juan Samuel, Dominican-American baseball infielder (NY Yankees, Blue Jays), manager and coach, born in San Pedro de MacorĂ­s, Dominican Republic
  • Terry Moran, American journalist (Senior National Correspondent at ABC News), born in Chicago, Illinois
1960 Highlights

About December 9, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius