What Happened on January 4, 1960

Historical Events

  • European Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm

Famous Birthdays

  • April Winchell, American actress
  • Cory Everson, American body builder (6X Ms Olympia), born in Racine Wisconsin
  • Michael Stipe, American rock vocalist and songwriter (R.E.M. - "Losing My Religion"; "Stand"; "Everybody Hurts"), born in Decatur, Georgia
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

Albert CamusAlbert Camus (1913-1960)

French playwright (Les Justes - The Just Assassins), novelist (L'Étranger - The Stranger), and philosopher (Nobel Prize for Literature 1957), dies in an auto accident at 46

1960 Highlights

About January 4, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: El Paso - Marty Robbins
  • UK #1 Song: What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For - Emile Ford & The Checkmates