18th of May, 1960

The 18th of May, 1960, fell on a Wednesday. Day 139 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.

59 years, 8 months and 30 days have passed since the 18th of May, 1960.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 18th of May, 1960:

  • Football: Spanish club Real Madrid win the European Cup after they thrash Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of May, 1960:

  • United States: Stuck On You - Elvis Presley
  • United Kingdom: Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers

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 18th of May, 1960.

  • "Theme of Exodus"

    "Theme of Exodus" would go on to win a Grammy for 1960's Song of the Year.

  • 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.

  • The Apartment

    "The Apartment" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1960.

  • 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 18th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 59 years, 8 months and 30 days have passed since the 18th of May, 1960.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 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 18th of May, 1960, will be 59 years of age.
  • People born in 1960 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of May, 1960:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of May, 1960, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1960 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of May, 1960 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 18th of May, 1960.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of May, 1960 was probably conceived around the 9th of August, 1959. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of May, 1960 is the 25th of February, 1961. (Rough Estimate).

18th of May

Events that have occurred on the 18th of May:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of May, 1960.

  • 21,824 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,885,597,200 seconds have passed since the 18th of May, 1960.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,199,863,400 times.
  • Since the 18th of May, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 972,968,155,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 314,266,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 162,161,359 steps. That's about 72,072 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,627,166 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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