22nd of May, 1960

The 22nd of May, 1960, fell on a Sunday. Day 143 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.

60 years, 0 months and 8 days have passed since the 22nd of May, 1960.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 22nd 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 22nd of May, 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.

  • "Theme of Exodus"

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

  • The Apartment

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 60 years, 0 months and 8 days have passed since the 22nd 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 22nd of May, 1960, will be 60 years of age.
  • People born in 1960 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 22nd of May, 1960:

  • 6th of May, 1960: The Civil Rights Act of 1960 is signed into law.
  • 7th of May, 1960: FA Cup Final 1960: Wolverhampton Wanderers defeat Blackburn Rovers 3-0.
  • 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.
  • 23rd of May, 1960: Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann is captured by Mossad agents in Buenos Aires.
  • 5th of June, 1960: The Lake Bodom murders occur in Finland.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 22nd of May, 1960, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1960 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 22nd of May, 1960 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

1960 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1960.

"The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends" - "Dennis the Menace" - "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" - "The Rifleman" - "The Huckleberry Hound Show" - "Leave It to Beaver" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Father Knows Best" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"


1960 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1960:

  • Troll doll
  • Crater Critters

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 22nd of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 22nd of May, 1960.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 22nd of May, 1960 was probably conceived around the 13th of August, 1959. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 22nd of May, 1960 is the 1st of March, 1961. (Rough Estimate).

22nd of May

Events that have occurred on the 22nd of May:

  • 22nd of May, 1973: Lord Lambton resigns from the British government over a 'call girl' scandal.
  • 22nd of May, 1981: Peter Sutcliffe is found guilty of being the Yorkshire Ripper.
  • 22nd of May, 2017: An Islamic terrorist kills 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
  • 22nd of May, 1963: Football: A.C. Milan win the European Cup after they defeat Benfica 2-1 at Wembley Stadium in London.
  • 22nd of May, 1992: Encino Man (1992) is released in movie theaters.
  • 22nd of May, 1992: The final episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" is aired.
  • 22nd of May, 1992: The movie Alien 3 is released.
  • 22nd of May, 1996: The movie Mission: Impossible (1996) is released.
  • 22nd of May, 1996: Football: Juventus win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Ajax on penalties.
  • 22nd of May, 1998: The Good Friday Agreement is endorsed by referendums in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
  • 22nd of May, 1999: FA Cup Final 1999: Manchester United defeat Newcastle United 2-0, with the two goals coming from Sheringham and Scholes.
  • 22nd of May, 2004: Manchester United win the FA Cup final after beating Millwall 3-0.
  • 22nd of May, 2010: The 2010 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Inter Milan and Bayern Munich. Inter win 2-0.
  • 22nd of May, 2011: Football: Carlo Ancelotti is sacked as manager of Chelsea.
  • 22nd of May, 2018: Brynn Cartelli wins the fourteenth season of The Voice.

How old was I?

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 22nd of May, 1960.

  • 21,923 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,894,147,200 seconds have passed since the 22nd of May, 1960.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,209,838,400 times.
  • Since the 22nd of May, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 977,379,955,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 315,691,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 162,896,659 steps. That's about 72,399 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,729,766 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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