On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1960

Historical Events

  • ABC and AFL sign a 5 year contract
  • Typhoon Mary in China kills at least 1,600

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist, born in Hamilton, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • René Maran, French writer (Batouala, 1st black writer to win Prix Goncourt), dies at 72
1960 Highlights

About June 9, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 11 months and 13 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