What Happened on May 19, 1960

Historical Events

  • Alan Freed & eight other radio DJs accused of taking radio payola (bribes from record companies)
  • Belgian parliament requires rest day for self employed

Baseball History

SF Giants rookie Juan Marichal beats Philadelphia Phillies, 2-0 on debut at Candlestick Park; first National League hurler since 1900 to debut with a one-hitter

  • USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 33,222 m
1960 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Shujaat Khan, Indian sitar player, singer, and composer, born in Calcutta, India
  • Yazz [Yasmin Evans], singer (Fine Time), born in London, England
Born in 1960

About May 19, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 22 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