The 16th of August, 1960, fell on a Tuesday. Day 229 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of August, 1960:
United States: It's Now Or Never - Elvis Presley
United Kingdom: Please Don't Tease - Cliff Richard & Shadows
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 16th of August, 1960.
"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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of August, 1960.
21,663 days have passed since this date.
1,871,686,800 seconds have passed since the 16th of August, 1960.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,183,634,600 times.
Since the 16th of August, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 965,790,388,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 311,947,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 160,965,065 steps. That's about 71,540 miles!
Since this date, 22,460,242 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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