What Happened on July 7, 1960

Historical Events

  • US cemetery officially opens at Margraten, Netherlands
  • USSR shoots down a US aircraft over Barents sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin A. Ford, American astronaut, born in Portland, Indiana
  • Ralph Sampson, American College/Basketball HOF center (NBA All-Star 1984–87; Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets), born in Harrisonburg, Virginia
Born in 1960

About July 7, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Alley-Oop - Hollywood Argyles
  • UK #1 Song: Good Timin' - Jimmy Jones