4th of October, 1960

The 4th of October, 1960, fell on a Tuesday. Day 278 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 4th of October, 1960:

  • 62 people are killed when Eastern Air Lines Flight 375 crashes on takeoff at Logan International Airport in Boston.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of October, 1960:

  • United States: My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own - Connie Francis
  • United Kingdom: Tell Laura I Love Her - Ricky Valance

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 4th of October, 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 4th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 59 years, 1 months and 11 days have passed since the 4th of October, 1960.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 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 4th of October, 1960, will be 59 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 4th of October, 1960:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 4th of October, 1960, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1960 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 4th of October, 1960 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 4th of October, 1960.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 4th of October, 1960 was probably conceived around the 26th of December, 1959. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 4th of October, 1960 is the 14th of July, 1961. (Rough Estimate).

4th of October

Events that have occurred on the 4th of October:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of October, 1960.

  • 21,591 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,865,462,400 seconds have passed since the 4th of October, 1960.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,176,372,800 times.
  • Since the 4th of October, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 962,578,598,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 310,910,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 160,429,766 steps. That's about 71,302 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,385,549 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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