What Happened on September 9, 1960

Historical Events

  • Denver Broncos beat Boston Patriots, 13-10 in the American Football League's first game before 21,597 fans at Nickerson Field in Boston
  • Pakistan ends India's run of 6 consecutive Olympic field hockey gold medals with a 1-0 win over their sub-continent rivals at the Rome Games

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Stoops, American football coach (University of Oklahoma), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Christopher Sherratt White, New Zealand rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand

Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant, English actor (4 Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones' Diary), born in London, England

  • Mario Batali, American chef and restaurateur, born in Seattle, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, Finnish composer and organist, dies at 75
  • Jussi Björling, Swedish operatic tenor, dies from cardiomegaly (enlarged heart) complications at 49
1960 Highlights

About September 9, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It's Now Or Never - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires
  • UK #1 Song: Apache - The Shadows