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 HutchenceMichael Hutchence (1960-1997)

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

Born in 1960

Famous Weddings

Bob Denver

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

About January 22, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 4 months and 18 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