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Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. It was the first year of the 1960s and is also known as the "Year of Africa".

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Greensboro sit-in counter

A section of lunch counter from the Greensboro, North Carolina Woolworth's where the Greensboro sit-ins began is now preserved in the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History

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RIAN archive 35172 Powers Wears Special Pressure Suit

Francis Gary Powers wearing special pressure suit for stratospheric flying

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the 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles.

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November 15: Polaris missile test

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  1. ^ Population
  2. ^ "Bucs Are the Champs: Maz's Homer in 9th Wins, 10-0", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 13, 1960, p1

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1960. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

People of the year 1960 at Familypedia

52 people were born in 1960

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Miguel Azucena (1960-2017)Oswaldo Azucena (1920-2000)Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Daniel Joseph Baar (1960)Jason Baar (1929-2008)Sarah Dimas (1923-2011)
Ginger Belkin (1960-2009)Seth Belkin (1941-1999)Margaret Blank (1940-2000)
Wayne Robin Benge (1960)Mervyn Everard Alexander Benge (1922-1994)Estella May Wallis (1924-1987)
Lynda Blundell (c1960)Lloyd Cecil Blundell (living)Marjorie Durham (living)
Chris Buck (1960)George Bucks (1934-1999)Hannah Abs (1930-2006)
Robert Arthur Canfield (1960-)Robert Eugene Canfield (1937-)Virginia Ann Stein (1937-2009)
Radu Dan Chiriac (c1960)Dan Chiriac (c1930-c2005)Rodica Rafiroiu (c1933-c2010)
Mona Lee Crosier (1960-)Neil Edward Crosier (1929)Louisa Eleanor Dempsey (1935-)
Thomas Joaquin Darby (1960-)Thomas Junior Darby (1933-1995)Margery Ann Olivera (1940-2002)
Jim Fetherston (1960)Sherman Fetherston (1922-1972)Rosemary Standifird (1929-1979)
Ioana Glavce (c1960)
Lisa Ann Goldman (1960)Jake (Jay) Goldman (c1932)Susan Louise Freeman (1940-2010)
Hannah Goldwater (1960)Samuel Goldwater (1923-1995)Audrey Bohm (1930-1999)
William M. Gorman (c1960)Robert William Gorman (1932-2000)Thelma Arlene Weston (1935-1989)
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23 children were born to the 25 women born in 1960

247 people died in 1960

 FatherMotherAge at death
Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)
Macartney Abbott (1877-1960)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Matilda Elizabeth Macartney (c1848-1880)83
Florence May Allen (1896-1960)Isaac Allen (1857-1919)Elizabeth Jane Moore (1867-1940)64
Martin Edward Ambrose (1883-1960)George Ambrose (1843-1934)Maria Schmitt (1844-1910)77
Ada Maria Amos (1862-1960)William Amos (1812-1895)Elizabeth Blanch (1821-1910)98
Adele Andreini (1879-1960)
Audrey Anneberg (1870-1960)
Thomas Edward Anson, 4th Earl of Lichfield (1883-1960)Thomas Francis Anson, 3rd Earl of Lichfield (1856-1918)Mildred Coke (1854-1941)77
Thomas Trefusis Dawden Archer (1891-1960)Robert Archer (1848-1929)Caroline Cramp (1849-1929)69
Alicia Asimo (1897-1960)
Adina Atanasescu (1917-1960)Nicolae Atanasescu (c1880-c1950)Gilberta Filotti (1888-c1955)43
Alexandru Atanasescu (1908-1960)Nicolae Atanasescu (c1880-c1950)Gilberta Filotti (1888-c1955)
Kathleen Bain (1885-1960)
Margaret Barend (1890-1960)Dale Barend (1860-1918)Nancy Aichele (1855-1930)
Jeffrey Barlow (1874-1960)Scott Barlow (1852-1900)Alexandra Lawless (1853-1909)
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6225 people lived in 1960

Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)
Julia Abbot (1900-1979)Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)Helen O'Malley (1879-1959)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1891-1965)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Macartney Abbott (1877-1960)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Matilda Elizabeth Macartney (c1848-1880)
Ethel Louise Abel (1891-1973)Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939)
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
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Events of the year 1960 at FamilypediaEdit

45 people were married in 1960.

 Joined with
Lenice Loraine Abbott (1940-)Nicolaas A. Tol (1935-)
Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930-2017)Margaret Rose of the United Kingdom (1930-2002)+Lucy Mary Davies (1941)+Melanie Jane Cable-Alexander (1963)
Ronald Owen Lloyd Armstrong-Jones (1899-1966)Anne Messel (1902-1992)+Gwendoline Carol Akhurst Coombe (1910-1966)+Jenifer M Unite (1928)
Diana Cinderella Mildred Bowes-Lyon (1923-1986)Peter Malcolm Colin Somervell (1910-1993)
Laurens Jan Brinkhorst (1937)Jantien Heringa (1935-)
Henrietta Josephine Chamberlain (1932)István Horthy (1941)
Robert Osbourne Denver (1935-2005)Maggie Ryan + Jean Webber + Carole Abrahams + Dreama Peery
Pamela Beryl Digby (1920-1997)Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer-Churchill (1911-1968)+Leland Hayward (1902-1971)+William Averell Harriman (1891-1986)
Riek Faas (1931-)Jaap Tol (1937-)
Elizabeth Goldberg (1930-1999)Harold Gould (1920-2000)
John Charles Hagee (1940)Martha Downing + Diana Castro
Frieda Lopez (1941)Anastio Lopez (1939)
Patricia Hirsch (1934-1977)Matthew Shar (1937-2004)
István Horthy (1941)Henrietta Josephine Chamberlain (1932)
Anna Keizer (1909-1963)+Jan Tol (1904-1992)
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There were 0 military battles in 1960.

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