1960 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1957 1958 195919601961 1962 1963

1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the first year of the 1960s.

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies released

Hit songs

  • "Only The Lonely" – Roy Orbison
  • "Today's Teardrops" – Roy Orbison, written by Gene Pitney
  • "I'm Sorry" – Brenda Lee
  • "True Love Ways" – Buddy Holly
  • "Chain Gang" – Sam Cooke
  • "Save The Last Dance For Me" – The Drifters
  • "Stay" – Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs
  • "Walk, Don't Run" – The Ventures
  • "Rubber Ball" – Bobby Vee
  • "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" – Brian Hyland
  • "Cathy's Clown" – The Everly Brothers
  • "Sink the Bismarck" – Johnny Horton
  • "North To Alaska" – Johnny Horton
  • "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" – Connie Francis
  • "Good Timin'" – Jimmy Jones
  • "You're Sixteen" – Johnny Burnette
  • "You Talk Too Much" – Joe Jones
  • "Georgia On My Mind" – Ray Charles
  • "It's Now Or Never" – Elvis Presley
  • "Road Runner" – Bo Diddley
  • "Exodus" – Ferrante & Teicher
  • "Dreamin' " – Johnny Burnette
  • "Alley-Oop" – Hollywood Argyles
  • "Mission Bell" – Donnie Brooks
  • "What In the World's Come Over You" – Jack Scott
  • "Burning Bridges" – Jack Scott
  • "T'Aimer Follement" – Dalida
  • "L'Arlequin de Tolède" – Dalida
  • "Les Enfants du Pirée" – Dalida
  • "Romantica" – Dalida
  • "Itsi Bitsi Petit Bikini" – Dalida
  • "'O Sole Mio" – Dalida
  • "Tall Oak Tree" – Dorsey Burnette
  • "Wild One" – Bobby Rydell
  • "Teen Angel" – Mark Dinning
  • "Mule Skinner Blues" – The Fendermen
  • "Corinna, Corinna" – Ray Peterson
  • "Tell Laura I Love Her" – Ray Peterson

New books


1960 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.