What Happened on May 31, 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Elliott, American screenwriter, comedian, and actor (David Letterman; Cabin Boy, Get A Life), born in NYC, New York
  • Norm Johnson, American football place kicker (First-team All-Pro 1984; Pro Bowl 1984, 93; Seattle Seahawks, Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Inglewood, California
  • Peter Winterbottom, British rugby union flanker (58 caps England, 7 British & Irish Lions; Headingley, Harlequins RFC, Hawkes Bay, Transvaal), born in Otley, England
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Walther Funk, German economist and Nazi politician, dies at 69
  • Willem Elsschot [Alfons Josephus de Ridder], Flemish writer (Kas), dies at 78
1960 Highlights

About May 31, 1960

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