8th of July, 1960

The 8th of July, 1960, fell on a Friday. Day 190 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of July, 1960:

  • United States: Everybody's Somebody Fool - Connie Francis
  • United Kingdom: Three Steps On Heaven - Eddie Cochran

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 8th of July, 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 8th of July:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 59 years, 5 months and 2 days have passed since the 8th of July, 1960.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 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 8th of July, 1960, will be 59 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 8th of July, 1960:

  • 11th of July, 1960: The novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" is published.
  • 13th of July, 1960: John F. Kennedy is nominated as the Democratic candidate for the United States presidential election.
  • 28th of July, 1960: Richard Nixon is nominated as the Republican candidate for the United States presidential election.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 8th of July, 1960, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1960 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of July, 1960 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 8th of July, 1960.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of July, 1960 was probably conceived around the 29th of September, 1959. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of July, 1960 is the 17th of April, 1961. (Rough Estimate).

8th of July

Events that have occurred on the 8th of July:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of July, 1960.

  • 21,702 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,875,056,400 seconds have passed since the 8th of July, 1960.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,187,565,800 times.
  • Since the 8th of July, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 967,529,102,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 312,509,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 161,254,850 steps. That's about 71,669 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,500,677 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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