What Happened on May 21, 1960

Historical Events

  • 85th Preakness: Bobby Ussery aboard Bally Ache wins in 1:57.6

Music History

Leontyne Price becomes the first African American to sing the lead at Teatro alla Scala in Milan in "Aida"

Famous Birthdays

Jeffrey Dahmer (1960-1994)

American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), born in West Allis, Wisconsin

  • Kent Hrbek, American baseball player (Minnesota Twins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mohanlal, Indian actor, born in Elanthoor, India
Born in 1960

About May 21, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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