The 4th of October, 1960, fell on a Tuesday. Day 278 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.
59 years, 3 months and 21 days have passed since the 4th of October, 1960.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 4th of October, 1960:
62 people are killed when Eastern Air Lines Flight 375 crashes on takeoff at Logan International Airport in Boston.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of October, 1960:
United States: My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own - Connie Francis
United Kingdom: Tell Laura I Love Her - Ricky Valance
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 4th of October, 1960.
"Theme of Exodus"
"Theme of Exodus" would go on to win a Grammy for 1960's Song of the Year.
"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" 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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of October:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of October, 1960.
21,661 days have passed since this date.
1,871,510,400 seconds have passed since the 4th of October, 1960.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,183,428,800 times.
Since the 4th of October, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 965,699,366,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 311,918,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 160,949,894 steps. That's about 71,533 miles!
Since this date, 22,458,125 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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