On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1960

Historical Events


Sport awardNFL Pro Bowl

10th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 38-21; MVPs: Johnny Unitas, Baltimore Colts, QB; Eugene Lipscomb, Baltimore Colts, DL

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas

Famous Birthdays

  • Chatchai Plengpanich, Thai actor, born in Kanchanaburi, Thailand
  • Chili Davis, American-Jamaican baseball outfielder (California Angels), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • John Crawford, American bass (Berlin-You Take My Breath Away), born in Palo Alto, California
1960 Highlights

About January 17, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn