What Happened on October 11, 1960

Historical Events

  • Hurricane ravages East-Pakistan (6,000 die)
  • Radio/TV executive John Fetzer buys a controlling interest of Detroit Tigers

Famous Birthdays

  • Curt Ford, American baseball player, born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Joe Nash, American NFL defensive tackle (Pro Bowl, First Team All Pro 1984; Seattle Seahawks), born in Boston, Massachusetts
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Cromwell [LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh], American actor (Jezebel, Riot Squad), dies of cancer at 50

About October 11, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Save The Last Dance For Me - The Drifters
  • UK #1 Song: Tell Laura I Love Her - Ricky Valance