Celebrating weddings of 1960. Where were you and what was happening?
If you were one of the weddings of 1960…
Congratulations on your wedding of 1960. You share your anniversary with the following events.
Celebrity Weddings of 1960
- Marlon Brando wed actress Movita Castaneda
- Oscar Robertson wed Yvonne Crittenden
- Jack Nicklaus wed Barbara Bash
- Sammy Davis Jr married actress May Britt
News Highlights of 1960
- The final season of The Howdy Doody Show
- In California, the Soviet Union wins the Winter Olympics
- The United States sends the first satellite into orbit to take pictures of the earth’s weather system.
- In Chicago, John F Kennedy and Richard Nixon meet for the first televised debate between presidential candidates.
- John F. Kennedy is elected Unites States President.
- Americans begin building bomb shelters in their basements and backyards in fear of nuclear war.
1960 Sports Champions:
- Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series.
- NFL Championship – Philadelphia Eagles won 17-13 over the Green Bay Packers.
- The American Football League (AFL) played its first season.
- Boston Celtics win the NBA Title.
- Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup.
Music Highlights of 1960
- Grammy’s Song of 1960: Theme From Exodus – Ernest Gold
- Chubby Checker – The Twist
- Percy Faith – Theme From A Summer Place
- Elvis Presley – Stuck On You
- The Drifters – Save The Last Dance For Me
- Connie Francis – My Heart Has A Mind Of It’s Own
- Elvis Presley – It’s Now Or Never
- Brenda Lee – I’m Sorry
- The Everly Brothers – Cathy’s Clown
- Elvis Presley – Are You Lonesome Tonight?
- The Hollywood Argyles – Alley-Oop
- Marty Robbins – El Passo
- Connie Francis – Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool
- Brian Hyland – Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
- Brenda Lee – I Want To Be Wanted
- Larry Verne – Mr. Custer
- Ray Charles – Georgia On My Mind
- Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs – Stay
- Bert Kaempfert – Wanderland By Night
- Lawrence Welk – Calcutta
- The Shirelles – Will You Love Me Tomorrow
Entertainment Highlights of 1960
- Best Picture: Ben-Hur: Sam Zimbalist
- Best Actor: Charlton Heston – Ben-Hur
- Best Actress: Simone Signoret – Room at the Top
Top Television Shows:
- The Andy Griffith Show, Candid Camera, Gunsmoke, Have Gun, Will Travel, The Jack Benny Show, The Price Is Right, Rawhide, The Real McCoys, The Untouchables, Wagon Train
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