The 8th of November, 1960, fell on a Tuesday. Day 313 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 8th of November, 1960:
Democratic candidate John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon to become the next President of the United States
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of November, 1960:
United States: Save The Last Dance For Me - Drifters
United Kingdom: It's Now Or Never - Elvis Presley
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 November, 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 8th of November:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of November, 1960.
21,560 days have passed since this date.
1,862,784,000 seconds have passed since the 8th of November, 1960.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,173,248,000 times.
Since the 8th of November, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 961,196,544,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 310,464,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 160,199,424 steps. That's about 71,200 miles!
Since this date, 22,353,408 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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