What Happened on October 17, 1960

Historical Events

  • "Tenderloin" opens at 46th St Theater, NYC; runs for 216 performances
  • US & Britain sign an accord granting US access to the British nuclear submarine base in Holy Loch, Scotland

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Henry, British actor (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows), born in London, England
  • Mandy Yachad, cricketer (South African ODI opening batsman 1991)
  • Rob Marshall, American choreographer, stage and film director (Chicago; Mary Poppins Returns), born in Madison, Wisconsin
Born in 1960

About October 17, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Want To Be Wanted - Brenda Lee
  • UK #1 Song: Only The Lonely - Roy Orbison