What Happened on February 10, 1960

Historical Events

  • "Unsinkable Molly Brown" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 532 performances
  • Charles Ives' "Lincoln, the Great Commoner" premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Lionel Cartwright, American country music artist (I Watched it on the Radio, Leap of Faith), born in Gallipolis, Ohio
  • Robert Addie, British actor, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Aloysius Stepinac, Croatian cardinal (b. 1898)
1960 Highlights

About February 10, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Teen Angel - Mark Dinning
  • UK #1 Song: Why - Anthony Newley