What Happened on June 29, 1960

Historical Events

  • KYA-AM in San Francisco changes call letters to KDBQ (for 2 weeks)

Famous Birthdays

  • "The Caveman" Kevin Shirley, South African music producer and mixer (Journey, Iron Maiden, Europe, Led Zeppelin), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Sergei Kopylov, Soviet cyclist (Olympic gold 1980), born in Tula, Soviet Union
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Patrick, Canadian Hockey HOF pioneer (Stanley Cup 1915 Vancouver Millionaires; introduced uniform numbers, blue line, penalty shots) and coach (Boston Bruins 1934-36), dies at 74
1960 Highlights

About June 29, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 8 months and 23 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