What Happened on February 16, 1960

Historical Events

  • US nuclear submarine USS Triton set off on underwater round-world trip

Famous Birthdays

  • Cherie Chung, Hong Kong actress (An Autumn's Tale), born in Hong Kong
  • Chris Schultz, Canadian football offensive tackle (NFL Dallas Cowboys; CFL All Star 1987, 88; Toronto Argonauts) and sportscaster (The Sports Network), born in Burlington, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • Lucy Kaplansky, American folk singer-songwriter, guitarist, mandolin player, and clinical psychologist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Pete Willis, British rock guitarist and songwriter (Def Leppard, 1977-82 - "Let It Go"; "Photograph"), born in Sheffield, England
Born in 1960
1960 Highlights

About February 16, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Theme From "A Summer Place" - Percy Faith And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Why - Anthony Newley