On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1960

Historical Events

  • "Tenderloin" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 216 performances
  • US & Britain sign accord for nuclear submarine bases

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Henry, English actor
  • Kevin Clash, puppeteer (Elmo on Sesame Street), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mandy Yachad, cricketer (South African ODI opening batsman 1991)
  • Rob Marshall, American director
1960 Highlights

About October 17, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra