On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Spartacus", directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier, premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Lewis, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jeffrey Trachta, actor (Thorne-Bold & Beautiful), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Richard Jobson, British TV person/rocker (Skids-Scared to Dance)

Famous Deaths

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