June 5th, 1960, fell on a Sunday. It was day 157 of 1960. The decade was the 1960s.
60 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since June 5th, 1960.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 5th, 1960:
The Lake Bodom murders occur in Finland.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 5th, 1960:
United States: Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers
United Kingdom: Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers
Take Me Back!
The date is June 5th, 1960 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
The song Cathy's Clown by Everly Brothers is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Dwight David Eisenhower is currently the President of the United States. Because it's 1960, radio stations are playing hit songs from artists such as Percy Faith, Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, Connie Francis and Johnny Preston.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Danny Thomas Show", "Have Gun - Will Travel", "Perry Mason" and "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "The Rifleman", "Dennis the Menace" and "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends". Popular toys include the likes of "Crater Critters" and "Troll doll".
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 June 5th, 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.
"Theme of Exodus"
"Theme of Exodus" would go on to win a Grammy for 1960's Song of the Year.
"The Apartment" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1960.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
60 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since June 5th, 1960.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 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 June 5th, 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 June 5th, 1960:
May 7th, 1960: FA Cup Final 1960: Wolverhampton Wanderers defeat Blackburn Rovers 3-0.
May 18th, 1960: Football: Spanish club Real Madrid win the European Cup after they thrash Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.
May 23rd, 1960: Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann is captured by Mossad agents in Buenos Aires.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 5th, 1960, will have the star sign Gemini.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1960 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: June 5th, 1960 falls under the Deer.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
The Untouchables - American crime drama.
The Twilight Zone - TV series about disturbing or unusual events.
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis - American sitcom about a teenager who strives for beautiful women, fancy cars and money.
Bonanza - American Western series.
Rawhide - American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.
77 Sunset Strip - Private detective drama series.
Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
Wagon Train - American western series.
Have Gun - Will Travel - American western series.
Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
The Danny Thomas Show - American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.
The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.
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:
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of June:
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of June:
Constitution Day (Denmark)
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on June 5th, 1960.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 5th, 1960 was probably conceived around the 27th of August, 1959. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 5th, 1960 is the 15th of March, 1961. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on June 5th, 1960.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 5th, 1960.
22,026 days have passed since this date.
1,903,046,400 seconds have passed since the June 5th, 1960.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,220,220,800 times.
Since June 5th, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 981,971,942,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 317,174,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 163,661,990 steps. That's about 72,739 miles!
Since this date, 22,836,557 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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