On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1960

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Steve Allen Show" last airs on NBC-TV

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • Roy Orbison releases "Only the Lonely"
  • South African police kill 11 Pondo's at Nqusa Hill

Famous Birthdays

  • Lola Forner, Spanish actress (Wheels on Meals, Armour of God) and Miss Spain 1979, born in Alicante, Spain
  • Steve Vai, American rock guitarist (Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth Band, Whitesnake), born in Carle Place, New York

Famous Weddings

  • Singer-actress Eartha Kitt (33) weds Bill McDonald
1960 Highlights

About June 6, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini