On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday

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
  • Chili Davis, American-Jamaican baseball outfielder (California Angels), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • John Crawford, bass (Berlin-You Take My Breath Away), born in Palo Alto, California