What Happened on July 28, 1960

Historical Events

Election of Interest

US Republican National convention selects Richard Nixon as candidate

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Gold, American food critic who was the first in his field to win a Pulitzer Prize, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2018)
  • Luiz Fernando Carvalho, Brazilian film director, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Yōichi Takahashi, Japanese mangaka of Captain Tsubasa and Hungry Heart Wild Striker
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Enrique Amorim, Uruguayan author (La victoria no viene sola), dies at 60
1960 Highlights

About July 28, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'm Sorry - Brenda Lee
  • UK #1 Song: Please Don't Tease - Cliff Richard & The Shadows