On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1960

Historical Events

  • Eillen Fulton begins playing Lisa on As the World Turns (for almost 30 yrs)

Sports History

European Cup Final, Glasgow: Ferenc Puskás scores 4, Alfredo Di Stéfano 3 as Real Madrid routs Eintracht Frankfurt, 7-3; 5th consecutive title for Los Blancos

Theater Premiere

Jean Genet's play "Le Balcon" (The Balcony) premieres in Paris


Famous Birthdays

Jari Kurri

Jari Kurri, Finnish NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Helsinki, Finland


1960 Highlights

About May 18, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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