What Happened on July 13, 1960

Historical Events

  • 29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York
  • KDBQ-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KYA

Presidential Convention

US Democratic convention nominates JFK as presidential candidate

1960 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Hislop, British writer, satirist and editor of Private Eye, born in Swansea, Wales
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Blaman, Dutch writer (Life & Death), dies at 55
  • Joy Davidman, American poet, writer and wife of C. S. Lewis, dies at 45
  • Joy Gresham, American writer (b. 1915)

About July 13, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'm Sorry - Brenda Lee
  • UK #1 Song: Good Timin' - Jimmy Jones