1st of April, 1960

The 1st of April, 1960, fell on a Friday. Day 92 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 1st of April, 1960:

  • The 1960 United States Census begins.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of April, 1960:

  • United States: Theme From A Summer Place - Percy Faith
  • United Kingdom: Running Bear - Johnny Preston

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 1st of April, 1960.

  • U.S. Scientists.

    "U.S. Scientists" were named as the Time Person of the Year in 1960. During 1960, scientists in the United States made a remarkable amount of progress in areas such as space travel and DNA.

  • 1960 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1960 were dominated by the likes of Percy Faith, Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, Johnny Preston, The Drifters, Brenda Lee and The Drifters.

  • 1960 in movies.

    Movies released in 1960 included Spartacus, Psycho, Exodus, Swiss Family Robinson, The Alamo, The Apartment, BUtterfield 8, Ocean's 11, Peeping Tom, Inherit the Wind, Please Don't Eat the Daisies and From the Terrace.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of April:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 59 years, 7 months and 16 days have passed since the 1st of April, 1960.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1960.
  • Leap Year: 1960 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of April, 1960, will be 59 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 1st of April, 1960:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 1st of April, 1960, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1960 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of April, 1960 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of April:

  • April Fools' Day
  • Islamic Republic Day (Iran)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 1st of April, 1960.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of April, 1960 was probably conceived around the 23rd of June, 1959. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of April, 1960 is the 9th of January, 1961. (Rough Estimate).

1st of April

Events that have occurred on the 1st of April:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of April, 1960.

  • 21,777 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,881,532,800 seconds have passed since the 1st of April, 1960.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,195,121,600 times.
  • Since the 1st of April, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 970,870,924,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 313,588,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 161,811,821 steps. That's about 71,916 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,578,394 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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