18th of October, 1960

The 18th of October, 1960, fell on a Tuesday. Day 292 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.

59 years, 7 months and 10 days have passed since the 18th of October, 1960.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Jean-Claude Van Damme: Actor.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: Save The Last Dance For Me - Drifters
  • 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 18th of October, 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:

  • 59 years, 7 months and 10 days have passed since the 18th of October, 1960.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 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 October, 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 October, 1960:

  • 26th of September, 1960: The first televised presidential debate takes place between Richard Nixon and John F Kennedy..
  • 30th of September, 1960: Animated TV series The Flintstones is aired for the first time.
  • 4th of October, 1960: 62 people are killed when Eastern Air Lines Flight 375 crashes on takeoff at Logan International Airport in Boston.
  • 8th of November, 1960: Democratic candidate John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon to become the next President of the United States.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of October, 1960, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1960 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of October, 1960 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

1960 - Kid's TV

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

"King Leonardo and His Short Subjects" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "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"


1960 - Toys & Games

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

  • Etch A Sketch
  • Astrobase
  • Troll doll
  • Crater Critters

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of October:


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 October, 1960.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of October, 1960 was probably conceived around the 9th of January, 1960. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of October, 1960 is the 28th of July, 1961. (Rough Estimate).

18th of October

Events that have occurred on the 18th of October:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 21,773 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,881,183,600 seconds have passed since the 18th of October, 1960.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,194,714,200 times.
  • Since the 18th of October, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 970,690,737,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 313,530,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 161,781,790 steps. That's about 71,903 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,574,203 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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