5th of June, 1960

The 5th of June, 1960, fell on a Sunday. Day 157 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 5th of June, 1960:

  • The Lake Bodom murders occur in Finland.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of June, 1960:

  • United States: Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers
  • United Kingdom: Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers

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 5th of June, 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 5th of June:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 59 years, 5 months and 19 days have passed since the 5th of June, 1960.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 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 5th of June, 1960, will be 59 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 5th of June, 1960:

  • 6th of May, 1960: The Civil Rights Act of 1960 is signed into law.
  • 23rd of May, 1960: Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann is captured by Mossad agents in Buenos Aires.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of June, 1960, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1960 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of June, 1960 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of June:

  • Constitution Day (Denmark)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 5th of June, 1960.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of June, 1960 was probably conceived around the 27th of August, 1959. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of June, 1960 is the 15th of March, 1961. (Rough Estimate).

5th of June

Events that have occurred on the 5th of June:

  • 5th of June, 1967: Mass murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death.
  • 5th of June, 1968: American politician Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated in Los Angeles, California
  • 5th of June, 1976: 11 people are killed when the Teton Dam collapses in Idaho.
  • 5th of June, 1981: News of AIDS begins to spread, as the CDC issues a report about a rare case of pneumonia found that has been found in five homosexual men.
  • 5th of June, 1989: Tiananmen Square protests: An unknown Chinese protestor called "Tank Man" stands in front of a column of military tanks.
  • 5th of June, 1996: Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal to be successfully cloned.
  • 5th of June, 2004: Former US President Ronald Reagan passes away.
  • 5th of June, 2014: An Islamic militant group called ISIS begins its attack on Northern Iraq.
  • 5th of June, 1987: The movie Harry and the Hendersons (1987) is released in cinemas.
  • 5th of June, 1992: Patriot Games (1992) is released in movie theaters.
  • 5th of June, 1998: The film The Truman Show (1998) is released.
  • 5th of June, 2009: The Hangover (2009) is released in movie theaters.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of June, 1960.

  • 21,719 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,876,525,200 seconds have passed since the 5th of June, 1960.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,189,279,400 times.
  • Since the 5th of June, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 968,287,003,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 312,754,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 161,381,167 steps. That's about 71,725 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,518,302 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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