On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1960

Historical Events

  • "Johnny Ringo" TV Western Drama; last airs on CBS-TV
  • "lrma La Douce" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 527 performances
  • "My Three Sons" starring Fred MacMurray, debuts on ABC-TV
  • "Outlaws" TV Western Drama; debuts on NBC-TV
  • "Tell Laura I Love Her" by Ricky Valance peaks at #1 in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • John Paxson, American NBA Guard and basketball administrator(Chicago Bulls), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Rob Deer, American MLB Outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Orange, California
  • Wendy White, American tennis player, born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Arnold, German writer, dies at 82
1960 Highlights

About September 29, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own - Connie Francis
  • UK #1 Song: Tell Laura I Love Her - Ricky Valance