What Happened on November 16, 1960

Historical Events

  • NL batting champion Dick Groat wins MVP
  • U.S. marshals escort four six-year-old African-American girls to previously all-white public schools in New Orleans, in response to death threats against the girls and race riots

Famous Deaths

Clark GableClark Gable (1901-1960)

American actor (Gone With The Wind; It Happened One Night) known as 'The King of Hollywood', dies at 59

1960 Highlights

About November 16, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stay - Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs
  • UK #1 Song: It's Now Or Never - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires