What Happened on February 3, 1960

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"La Dolce Vita" directed by Federico Fellini and starring Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg has its film premiere in Italy

Event of Interest

British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan makes his famous "wind of change" speech in Africa, against the apartheid regime, angering South African politicians

Famous Birthdays

  • B J Jefferson, American actress (Ronnie Laurance-Another World), born in Dallas Texas
  • Kerry Von Erich, American wrestler (d. 1993)
  • Marty Jannetty, American Wrestler
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinando "Fred" Buscaglione, Italian singer and actor, dies in an automobile accident at 38
  • Johannes Geelkerken, Dutch theologian and vicar, dies at 80

About February 3, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 28 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