What Happened on May 16, 1960

Historical Events

  • Big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US
  • Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser, at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Parillaud, actress (Subway, Nikita, Innocent Blood), born in Paris, France
Born in 1960

About May 16, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cathy's Clown - The Everly Brothers
  • UK #1 Song: Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers