What Happened on July 8, 1960

Historical Events

  • Fidel Castro ends Havana's International League team, Sugar Kings move to New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Stork, American volleyball player (Olympic gold 1988, bronze 1992, 96; World C'ship gold 1986; FIVB World Cup gold 1985), born in Longview Washington
  • Mal Meninga, Australian rugby league centre (46 Tests, 32 games Queensland; St. Helens, Canberra; RL "Immortal") and coach (Australia, 30 games Queensland, Canberra), born in Bundaberg, Australia
  • Valerie Pettiford, American actress (One Life to Live, Half & Half), born in Queens, New York

Yann LeCun (63 years old)

French computer scientist (convolutional neural network), born in Soisy-sous-Montmorency, France

Born in 1960
1960 Highlights

About July 8, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 16 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