What Happened on June 16, 1960

Historical Events

Film Release

"Psycho", psychological horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, and Vera Miles, opens in New York City

Event of Interest

President Eisenhower cancels trip to Japan

About June 16, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cathy's Clown - The Everly Brothers
  • UK #1 Song: Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers