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November 13, 1960

November 13, 1960, was a Sunday. It was 63 years, 7 months, and 2 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Birthdays

Born on November 13, 1960

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on November 13, 1960:

  • United States: "Save The Last Dance For Me" by The Drifters
  • United Kingdom: "It's Now Or Never" by Elvis Presley

The Billboard Hot 100 on November 13, 1960

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
  • Poetry In Motion - Johnny Tillotson
  • You Talk Too Much - Joe Jones
  • I Want To Be Wanted - Brenda Lee
  • Save The Last Dance For Me - The Drifters
Play the top singles from 1960
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1960. Take a trip back to the days of Elvis Presley, Johnny Preston, The Everly Brothers, Chubby Checker and The Shadows.
Midnight Lace

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Midnight Lace" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 23,226 days ago. Approximately 774 months have passed. It was the 318th day of 1960, in week 45. The decade was the swinging sixties. People who were born on November 13, 1960, are now 63 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 1960 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. We have gone through approximately 258 seasons of weather since this date.

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The date is November 13, 1960, and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the week ahead.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song "Save The Last Dance For Me" by The Drifters is at the top of the singles charts, while "It's Now Or Never" by Elvis Presley is the number-one song in the UK. Dwight David Eisenhower is the President of the United States, and the movie Midnight Lace is at the top of the box office.

Harold Macmillan is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "The Jack Benny Program", "The Danny Thomas Show", and "Casey Jones". Tailfins on cars are extremely popular at the moment. The design looks futuristic, almost like a rocket or the twin rudders on the back of an airplane.

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. In fashion, many of the trends from the late 1950s are still popular. Women are wearing tailored skirts, short boxy jackets and shift dresses. Trousers are also becoming popular amongst women. Meanwhile, men are wearing polo shirts, argyle socks, sweater vests, loafers and harrington jackets. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Clark Gable and Ernest Hemingway would be still alive.

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Father Knows Best", "The Ruff and Reddy Show", "Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown", and "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis". Children are playing with toys such as Wooly Willy, the Frisbee, Fisher Price Little People, and Playpal dolls.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on November 13, 1960.

  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones

    Rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did begin to appear at the end of 1963, they were relatively uncommon.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1960?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1960?

    In 1960, the best NBA players were Wilt Chamberlain, Bob Pettit, Elgin Baylor, Bob Cousy and Gene Shue.
  • The Apartment.

    The Apartment

    "The Apartment" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1960.
  • "Theme of Exodus"

    "Theme of Exodus"

    "Theme of Exodus" went on to win a Grammy for 1960's Song of the Year.
  • 1960 in movies.

    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.
  • 1960 in music.

    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 Jim Reeves.
  • U.S. Scientists.

    U.S. Scientists

    "U.S. Scientists" were named Time Person of the Year in 1960. In 1960, scientists in the United States made a remarkable amount of progress in areas such as space travel and DNA.
  • Trouble is brewing in Vietnam.

    Trouble is brewing in Vietnam

    By this time, communist forces in North Vietnam had committed themselves to invading South Vietnam. The Ho Chi Minh trail was established and expanded and guerrilla warfare attacks were being carried out against the US-backed Diệm government in the south. It was during this time that the United States started to slowly escalate its involvement in the conflict.
  • Tailfins on cars.

    Tailfins on cars

    Tailfins on cars were a popular style around this time. The design looked futuristic, almost like the twin rudders on the back of an airplane.
  • Greasers.

    Greasers

    A youth subculture called "greasers" emerged during the 1950s and early 1960s. The style included greased-back hairstyles, work pants, and denim or leather jackets.
  • The Jukebox.

    The Jukebox

    The jukebox was at the height of its popularity. Teenagers and young adults would often hang out at local restaurants and diners and listen to the latest songs.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around November 13, 1960.

  • October 29, 1960: Boxing: Muhammad Ali makes his professional debut.
  • November 6, 1960: American actor Clark Gable is admitted to hospital after suffering from a heart attack.
  • November 8, 1960: Democratic candidate John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon to become the next President of the United States.
  • This date: November 13, 1960
  • November 16, 1960: American actor Clark Gable dies from a heart attack at the age of 59.
  • December 9, 1960: The first ever episode of British soap opera "Coronation Street" is aired on television.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 13, 1960, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1960 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 13, 1960 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

TV series on November 13, 1960

TV audiences were watching the following shows on November 13, 1960:

TV shows from November 1960.

Route 66
Route 66
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
The Untouchables
The Untouchables
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Bonanza
Bonanza
Rawhide
Rawhide
77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip
Casey Jones
Casey Jones
Maverick
Maverick
Perry Mason
Perry Mason

Cars in 1960

1960 saw the introduction of cars such as the Chevrolet Corvair, the Dodge Polara, the Nissan Cedric, the Plymouth Valiant, the Pontiac Tempest, and the Opel Rekord P2.

Cars in 1960.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in November 1960

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Flintstones
The Flintstones

My Three Sons
My Three Sons
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
Dennis the Menace
Dennis the Menace
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy
Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy
Snooper and Blabber
Snooper and Blabber
Noggin the Nog
Noggin the Nog
Toys

Toys in 1960

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch
Astrobase
Astrobase
Troll doll
Troll doll
Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Matchbox toy cars
Matchbox toy cars
Barbie
Barbie
Playpal dolls
Playpal dolls
Crater Critters
Crater Critters
Fisher Price Little People
Fisher Price Little People
The Hula Hoop
The Hula Hoop
Metal House robots
Metal House robots
The Frisbee
The Frisbee

Were you born on November 13, 1960?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1960.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out November 13, 1966, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on November 13.

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

Actress
Born on November 13, 1955
She turned 5 on this day in 1960.

Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel

Comedian / TV host
Born on November 13, 1967
He was born exactly 7 years after this date.

Matt Bennett

Matt Bennett

Actor
Born on November 13, 1991
He was born exactly 31 years after this date.

USA

US President

Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on November 13, 1960.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 13, 1960 was most likely conceived around February 21, 1960.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 13, 1960 is close to August 6, 1961.

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Stats for November 13, 1960

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about November 13, 1960:

  • 23,226 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,318 weeks have passed.
  • 2,006,722,800 seconds have passed since November 13, 1960.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,341,176,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,035,468,964,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 334,453,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 172,578,161 steps. That's roughly 76,701 miles.
  • 24,080,674 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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