On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1960

Historical Events

Television Finale

"Steve Allen Show" last airs on NBC-TV

  • 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
  • Pelle Alsing, Swedish drummer (Roxette - "Listen to Your Heart"), born in Vantörs Församling, Sweden (d. 2020)
  • Steve Vai, American rock guitarist, and composer (Frank Zappa; David Lee Roth Band; Whitesnake), born in Carle Place, New York

Famous Weddings

  • American chanteuse and actress Eartha Kitt (33) weds real estate investor Bill McDonald; divorce in 1965
1960 Highlights

About June 6, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 27 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: Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers