On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Cris Kirkwood, American cow-punk bassist, singer, and songwriter (Meat Puppets - "Backwater"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Darryl Jenifer, American bassist (Bad Brains), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian painter and decorator, dies at 67
1960 Highlights

About October 22, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 18 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