# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1960 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
2829
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

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### 1960 Historical Event(s)

•  January 28, 1960 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rat in Chinese astrology.
•  April 1, 1960 – The TIROS-1 satellite transmits the first television picture from space.
•  May 3, 1960 – The Anne Frank House opens in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
•  May 7, 1960 – Cold War: U-2 Crisis of 1960 – Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that his nation is holding American U-2 pilot Gary Powers.
•  May 15, 1960 – The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 4.
•  July 20, 1960 – The Polaris missile is successfully launched from a submarine, the USS George Washington, for the first time.
•  August 16, 1960 – Cyprus gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
•  September 5, 1960 – The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.
•  September 8, 1960 – In Huntsville, Alabama, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower formally dedicates the Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA had already activated the facility on July 1).
•  December 16, 1960 – 1960 New York air disaster: While approaching New York’s Idlewild Airport, a United Airlines Douglas DC-8 collides with a TWA Lockheed Super Constellation in a blinding snowstorm over Staten Island, killing 134.

### Who Were Born On 1960?

•  February 13, 1960 – Matt Salinger, American actor
•  April 23, 1960 – Valerie Bertinelli, American actress
•  June 19, 1960 – Luke Morley, British guitarist
•  June 21, 1960 – Kevin Harlan, American sportscaster
•  July 14, 1960 – Jane Lynch, American actress, comedian and singer
•  August 16, 1960 – Timothy Hutton, American actor
•  October 8, 1960 – Reed Hastings, American businessman and entrepreneur
•  November 11, 1960 – Stanley Tucci, American actor and director
•  November 27, 1960 – Ken O'Brien, American football player
•  December 14, 1960 – Chris Waddle, English footballer