What Happened on March 15, 1960

Historical Events

  • Key Largo Coral Reef Preserve, also known as John D. Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, established as 1st underwater park, off the coast of Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Sanders, American animator and director (Lilo & Stich; The Croods), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Marco Pennette, American television screenwriter and producer (Caroline in the City; Ugly Betty), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Phil Walsh, Australian Rules Football wing, coach (murdered by son), born in Hamilton, Victoria (d. 2015)
Born in 1960
1960 Highlights

About March 15, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Theme From "A Summer Place" - Percy Faith And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Running Bear - Johnny Preston