What Happened on January 24, 1960

Historical Events

  • Algeria uprises against French President de Gaulle

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin Fischer, Swiss concert pianist and conductor, dies at 73
  • John Miljan, American actor (The Ten Commandments, Possessed, Final Extra, Susan Lenox), dies at 67
1960 Highlights

About January 24, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 4 months and 14 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: Starry Eyed - Michael Holliday with The Michael Sammes Singers