What Happened on October 4, 1960

Historical Events

  • Courier 1B Launched; 1st active repeater satellite in orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard, American country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad), born in Apopka, Florida
  • Jennifer Anglin, Adrian Mich, actress (Cheryl-General Hospital)
  • Malcolm Burn, Canadian musician and record producer (Emmylou Harris - Red Dirt Girl), born in Cornwall, Ontario
1960 Highlights

About October 4, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mr. Custer - Larry Verne
  • UK #1 Song: Tell Laura I Love Her - Ricky Valance