On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1960

Historical Events

  • "The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom" last airs on ABC-TV

Historic Event

1st contraceptive pill is made available for purchase in the U.S.

  • Japan signs security treaty with the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Harrison, American jazz saxophonist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Tatsuya Uemura, Japanese arcade game musician and programmer, born in Japan
1960 Highlights

About June 23, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everybody's Somebody's Fool - Connie Francis
  • UK #1 Song: Three Steps To Heaven - Eddie Cochran