What Happened on February 4, 1960

Historical Events

  • BBWAA voters fail to elect a new Hall of Fame member
  • Giants move their offices to Candlestick Park
  • Lionel Bart's musical comedy "Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'be" opens at Garrick Theatre, London; runs for 886 pefromances

Famous Birthdays

  • Jenette Goldstein, American actress
  • Jonathan Larson, American theater composer (Rent), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1996)
  • Pamelyn Ferdin, actress (Happy Birthday Wanda June, Tool Box Murders)
  • Siobhan Dowd, British/Irish author (d. 2007)
  • Tim Booth, British rock singer (James - "Sit Down"), born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
1960 Highlights

About February 4, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 8 months and 1 day
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