The 26th of September, 1960, fell on a Monday. Day 270 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 26th of September, 1960:
The first televised presidential debate takes place between Richard Nixon and John F Kennedy.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of September, 1960:
United States: My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own - Connie Francis
United Kingdom: Apache - 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 26th of September, 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 26th of September:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of September, 1960.
21,603 days have passed since this date.
1,866,502,800 seconds have passed since the 26th of September, 1960.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,177,586,600 times.
Since the 26th of September, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 963,115,444,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 311,083,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 160,519,241 steps. That's about 71,342 miles!
Since this date, 22,398,034 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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