What Happened on June 17, 1960

Historical Events

Baseball History

Ted Williams hit his 500th HR

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Haden Church, American actor (Sideways), born in Yolo, California
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Reverdy, French poet (Nord-Sud), dies at 70
1960 Highlights

About June 17, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 11 months and 22 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: Three Steps To Heaven - Eddie Cochran