On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1960

Historical Events

Film Premier

"The Apartment" directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1961)

Sports History

Ángel Cordero Jr. wins his 1st of over 7,000 horse races

'The Banality of Evil'

Argentina complains to UN about Israeli illicit transfer of Eichmann

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Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann sits in the dock at his 1961 trial in Jerusalem
Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann sits in the dock at his 1961 trial in Jerusalem
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1960 Highlights

About June 15, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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