What Happened on May 24, 1960

Historical Events

  • 1 millionth Dutch telephone installed

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Fletcher, British musician and keyboardist (Dire Straits, 1984-95; The Notting Hillbillies), born in Maidstone, Kent, England
  • Ken Schaphorst, American jazz composer, performer, big band bandleader and educator (New England Conservatory), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • Kristin Scott Thomas, British actress (The English Patient, Mission: Impossible), born in Redruth, Cornwall, England
Born in 1960
1960 Highlights

About May 24, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 4 months and 2 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