What Happened on October 6, 1960

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Lewis, American NFL cornerback (Pro Bowl 1987-90; KC Chiefs, Oakland Raiders), born in Mansfield, Louisiana
  • Jeffrey Trachta, actor (Thorne-Bold & Beautiful), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Richard Jobson, Scottish filmmaker (New Town Killers), art-punk rock singer-songwriter (Skids - "Scared to Dance"), and TV presenter, born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Born in 1960

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Spencer, American actor (The Thing from Another World, This Island Earth, River of No Return), dies from diabetes at 50
1960 Highlights

About October 6, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 11 months and 24 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