What Happened on May 23, 1960

Historical Events

  • "Finian's Rainbow" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • "Got A Girl" by The Four Preps hits #24
  • WGTV TV channel 8 in Athens-Atlanta, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WKBM TV (now WLII) channel 11 in Caguas/San Juan, PR 1st broadcast
  • WRCA radio changes call letters back to WNBC (NYC)
1960 History

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Claude, French engineer and inventor (neon light), dies at 89

About May 23, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years 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