What Happened on July 2, 1960

Historical Events

Once Upon A Mattress

Mary Rodgers & Marshall Barer's musical "Once Upon A Mattress", starring Carol Burnett and directed by George Abbott, closes at St. James Theater, NYC, after 470 performances

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Defending champion Maria Bueno of Brazil beats South African Sandra Reynolds 8–6, 6–0

Famous Birthdays

  • Julia Montgomery, American actress (One Life to Live, Revenge of the Nerds), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Terry Rossio, American screenwriter
Born in 1960

About July 2, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everybody's Somebody's Fool - Connie Francis
  • UK #1 Song: Good Timin' - Jimmy Jones