On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1960

Historical Events

NBA All-Star Game

10th NBA All-Star Game, Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pa: East beats West, 125-115; MVP: Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors, C

  • Paul Pender beats Sugar Ray Robinson for middleweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

Michael Hutchence

Michael Hutchence, Australian rock vocalist (INXS - "Devil Inside": "New Sensation"), and actor (Dogs in Space), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1997)

Famous Weddings

Bob Denver

Comedic actor Bob Denver (25) weds Maggie Ryan in California

1960 Highlights

About January 22, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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