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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1960.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1960: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1960?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1960 WDTV TV channel 5 in Clarksburg-Weston, WV (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 02 Jun 1960 Broadway theaters close (labor dispute between owners & Actors Equity)
  • 05 Jun 1960 George Gobel Show, last airs on CBS-TV
  • 06 Jun 1960 Steve Allen Show, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 07 Jun 1960 U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy wins the California Democratic primary.
  • 08 Jun 1960 Argentine government demands release of Adolf Eichmann
  • 09 Jun 1960 ABC and AFL sign a 5 year contract
  • 11 Jun 1960 92nd Belmont: Bill Hartack aboard Celtic Ash wins in 2:29.2
  • 12 Jun 1960 KORN (now KDLT) TV channel 5 in Mitchell-Sioux Falls, SD (ABC) begins
  • 13 Jun 1960 Alley-Oop by Dyna-Sores peaks at #59
  • 15 Jun 1960 Angel Cordero wins his 1st of over 7000 horse races
  • 16 Jun 1960 Psycho, opens in New York
  • 17 Jun 1960 Fire consumes the El Rancho Vegas casino resort, on the Las Vegas Strip.
  • 18 Jun 1960 Destry Rides Again closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 472 performances
  • 19 Jun 1960 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
  • 20 Jun 1960 12nd Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack and Jane Wyatt
  • 21 Jun 1960 Armin Hary runs world record 100m (10.0)
  • 23 Jun 1960 Pat Boone Show, last airs on ABC-TV
  • 24 Jun 1960 Joseph Kasavubu is elected as the first President of the independent Congo.
  • 25 Jun 1960 Earthquake in NE Belgium
  • 26 Jun 1960 Hall of Fame allows veteran committee to vote annually
  • 27 Jun 1960 British Somaliland becomes part of Somalia
  • 28 Jun 1960 10.40 (26.42 cm) of rainfall, Dunmor, Kentucky (state 24-hour record)
  • 29 Jun 1960 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • 30 Jun 1960 US stops sugar import from Cuba

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Inception

Inception

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

Psycho

Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

The Apartment

The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1960?
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Return To Japan by Elizabeth Gray Vining

Return To Japan

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Return To Japan, by Vining, Elizabeth Gray

South Of The Angels by Jessamyn West

South Of The Angels

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Novel set in the region south of Los Angeles during the 1920's.

Set This House On Fire by William Styron

Set This House On Fire

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The day after Peter Leverett met his old friend Mason Flagg in Italy, Mason was found dead. The hours leading up to his death were a nightmare for Peter - both

The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace

The Chapman Report

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Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis

Folk Medicine

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In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for