What Happened on March 21, 1960

Historical Events

  • Sharpeville Massacre: Police kill 72 in South Africa & outlaws ANC

Famous Birthdays

Ayrton Senna (1960-1994)

Brazilian auto racer (World F1 champion 1988, 90, 91), born in São Paulo, Brazil

  • Dominic Miller, American session and touring guitarist (World Party; Sting), born in Hurlingham, Argentina
  • Guy Chadwick, British pop singer-songwriter (The House of Love - Shine On), born in Hanover, Germany
  • Robert Sweet, American Christian-metal sideways drummer (Stryper), born in Lynwood, California
Born in 1960
1960 Highlights

About March 21, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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