On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1960

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Eisenhower cancels trip to Japan

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

1960 Highlights

About June 16, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini