What Happened on March 5, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 7th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats Wake Forest, 63-59
  • Ice Dance Championship at Vancouver won by Denny & Jones (GRB)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Vancouver won by Wagner & Paul (CAN)
  • Men's Figure Skating Championship in Vancouver won by Alain Giletti (FRA)
  • The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis originates when Alister Hardy publicly announces his idea that ape-human divergence may have been due to a coastal phase.
  • Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champions in Vancouver won by Carol E Heiss (USA)

Famous Birthdays

  • David Tibet, English musician (Current 93)
  • Nicolas Launay, British record producer, composer and recording engineer (YYeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire, Kate Bush, Talking Heads), born in London, England