On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1960

Historical Events

Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

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

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • Paul Pender beats Sugar Ray Robinson for middleweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestMichael Hutchence

Michael Hutchence, Australian rock vocalist & actor (INXS, Dogs in Space), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1997)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Actor Bob Denver
Bob Denver

1960 Highlights

About January 22, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius