August 19, 1960: Day of the Week
August 19, 1960 was the 232nd day of the year 1960 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 134 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
A person born on this day will be 61 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $20,770.00 today.
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Here’s the August 1960 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1960 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 19, 1960 Historical Event(s)
- 1960Cold War: in Moscow, downed American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is sentenced to ten years imprisonment by the Soviet Union for espionage.
- 1960Sputnik program: Sputnik 5 – the Soviet Union launches the satellite with the dogs Belka and Strelka, 40 mice, 2 rats and a variety of plants.
Who were born on August 19, 1960?
- 1960Morten Andersen, American football player
- 1960Ron Darling, American baseball player and announcer
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