What Happened on January 20, 1960

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Patrice Lumumba sentenced to 6 months in Belgian Congo jail for inciting an anti-colonial riot

Famous Deaths

  • Matt Moore, Irish-American actor and director (Coquette, Deluge), dies at 72
1960 Highlights

About January 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Running Bear - Johnny Preston
  • UK #1 Song: What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For - Emile Ford & The Checkmates