On This Day

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
1960 Highlights

About October 17, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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