October 4th, 1960, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 278 of 1960. The decade was the 1960s.
59 years, 11 months and 23 days have passed since October 4th, 1960.
Events that occurred on October 4th, 1960:
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 4th, 1960:
The date is October 4th, 1960 and it's a Tuesday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear.
In America, the song My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own by Connie Francis is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance is the number one hit song. 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. A new cartoon called "The Flintstones" has recently made its debut on television. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Bonanza", "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" and "The Untouchables".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Lassie", "Captain Kangaroo", "The Huckleberry Hound Show" and "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends". Popular toys include the likes of "Crater Critters", "Troll doll", "Astrobase" and "Etch A Sketch".
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 October 4th, 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.
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.
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" 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.
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TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1960.
"The Flintstones" - "My Three Sons" - "Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse" - "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"
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