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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1957 1958 195919601961 1962 1963
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1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. It was the first year of the 1960s. The year 1960 is also known as the "Year of Africa."

Contents

  1. Events of 1960
    Jan. · Feb. · March · April ·
    May · June · July · Aug. ·
    Sept. · Oct. · Nov. · Dec. ·
    Undated · Ongoing · World population
  2. Births
  3. Deaths
  4. Nobel Prizes · Ship events
  5. See also · Notes · External links

Events

January

January
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

See also January 1960

February

February
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 
29

See also February 1960

A section of lunch counter from the Greensboro, North Carolina Woolworth's where the Greensboro sit-ins began is now preserved in the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History

March

March
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 
28 29 30 31

See also March 1960

April

April
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30

See also April 1960

May

May
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 
23 24 25 26 27 28 29 
30 31

See also May 1960

June

June
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26 
27 28 29 30

See also June 1960

July

July
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

See also July 1960

August

August
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 
29 30 31

See also August 1960

September

September
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 
26 27 28 29 30

See also September 1960

October

October
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23 
24 25 26 27 28 29 30 
31

See also October 1960

November

November
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 
28 29 30

See also November 1960

December

December
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 
26 27 28 29 30 31

See also December 1960

Undated

Ongoing

World population

Births

1960 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1960
MCMLX
Ab urbe condita 2713
Armenian calendar 1409
ԹՎ ՌՆԹ
Bahá'í calendar 116 – 117
Bengali calendar 1367
Berber calendar 2910
Buddhist calendar 2504
Burmese calendar 1322
Byzantine calendar 7468 – 7469
Chinese calendar 己亥年十二月初三日
(4596/4656-12-3)
— to —
庚子年十一月十四日
(4597/4657-11-14)
Coptic calendar 1676 – 1677
Ethiopian calendar 1952 – 1953
Hebrew calendar 57205721
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2015 – 2016
 - Shaka Samvat 1882 – 1883
 - Kali Yuga 5061 – 5062
Holocene calendar 11960
Iranian calendar 1338 – 1339
Islamic calendar 1379 – 1380
Japanese calendar Shōwa 35
(昭和35年)
Korean calendar 4293
Thai solar calendar 2503

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

 

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Nobel Prizes

Academy Awards

Notes

External links


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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  - 1960s -  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1957 1958 1959 - 1960 - 1961 1962 1963

1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the first year of the 1960s.

Contents

Events

Births

Deaths

Films released

Hit songs

  • "Only The Lonely" – Roy Orbison
  • "Today's Teardrops" – Roy Orbison, written by Gene Pitney
  • "I'm Sorry" – Brenda Lee
  • "True Love Ways" – Buddy Holly
  • "Chain Gang" – Sam Cooke
  • "Save The Last Dance For Me" – The Drifters
  • "Stay" – Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs
  • "Walk, Don't Run" – The Ventures
  • "Rubber Ball" – Bobby Vee
  • "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" – Brian Hyland
  • "Cathy's Clown" – The Everly Brothers
  • "Sink the Bismarck" – Johnny Horton
  • "North To Alaska" – Johnny Horton
  • "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" – Connie Francis
  • "Good Timin'" – Jimmy Jones
  • "You're Sixteen" – Johnny Burnette
  • "You Talk Too Much" – Joe Jones
  • "Georgia On My Mind" – Ray Charles
  • "It's Now Or Never" – Elvis Presley
  • "Road Runner" – Bo Diddley
  • "Exodus" – Ferrante & Teicher
  • "Dreamin' " – Johnny Burnette
  • "Alley-Oop" – Hollywood Argyles
  • "Mission Bell" – Donnie Brooks
  • "What In the World's Come Over You" – Jack Scott
  • "Burning Bridges" – Jack Scott
  • "T'Aimer Follement" – Dalida
  • "L'Arlequin de Tolède" – Dalida
  • "Les Enfants du Pirée" – Dalida
  • "Romantica" – Dalida
  • "Itsi Bitsi Petit Bikini" – Dalida
  • "Ô Sole Mio" – Dalida
  • "Tall Oak Tree" – Dorsey Burnette
  • "Wild One" – Bobby Rydell
  • "Teen Angel" – Mark Dinning
  • "Mule Skinner Blues" – The Fendermen
  • "Corinna, Corinna" – Ray Peterson
  • "Tell Laura I Love Her" – Ray Peterson

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