On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1960

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Actress Anita Ekberg
Actress
Anita Ekberg
Film Director and Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film Director and Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
British Prime Minister
Harold Macmillan

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

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
1960 Highlights

About February 3, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius