What Happened on March 19, 1960

Historical Events

  • "Redhead" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 455 performances

Sports History

22nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Ohio State beats California, 75-55; Buckeyes' future Hall of Fame forward Jerry Lucas is named tournament MOP

Famous Birthdays

  • Eliane Elias, Brazilian jazz pianist, singer, composer and arranger (Dreamer; Around The City), born in São Paulo, Brazil
1960 Highlights

About March 19, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 15 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