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1960
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 Blackburn Rovers 0
1960
   Summer Olympic Games were held in   
Rome
Kidnapped
   was released in   
1960
Pollyanna
   was released in   
1960
Swiss Family Robinson
   was released in   
1960
1960
   Formula One Drivers' Championship winner was   
Jack Brabham
1960
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Maria Bueno
1960
   Winter Olympics host was   
Squaw Valley
1960
   Palme d'Or winner was   
La Dolce Vita
Directed by Federico Fellini
1960
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Nicola Pietrangeli
1960
   Tony Award winner for Best Musical was   
The Sound of Music
1960
   Swiss Football League Championship winners were   
Young Boys Bern
1960
   was the year   
The Flintstones First Appeared
Originally made as The Flagstones, in the early 1960s the characters were used to advertise cigarettes.
John F. Kennedy, Jr.
   was born on   
November 25, 1960
1960
   the winner was   
The Apartment
Directed by Billy Wilder for United Artists
1960
   winner of The Masters was   
Arnold Palmer
Second golfer to lead The Masters every round and win (wire to wire).
1960
   UEFA Champions League winners were   
Real Madrid
Spain
1960
   the winner was   
The Horse With the Flying Tail
A documentary on a Palomino horse and it’s journey at becoming a champion for the US Equestrian Team
Victoria Rowell
   was born on   
May 10, 1960
Portland ME, actress (Drucilla-Young and Restless)
1960
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Surtees
MV- 500cc
Onslaught
   was built on   
24th September 1960
Built at Chatham Dockyard Broken Up 1991
Cameroon
   gained independence in   
1960
1 January. France (French-administered UN trusteeship
The Central African Republic
   gained independence in   
1960
13 August. France
Chad
   gained independence in   
1960
11 August. France
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   gained independence in   
1960
30 June. Belgium
The Republic of the Congo
   gained independence in   
1960
15 August. France
Cote D’Ivoire
   gained independence in   
1960
7 August. France
Madagascar
   gained independence in   
1960
26 June. France
Mauritania
   gained independence in   
1960
28 November. France
Sun Ra, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Wynton Marsalis, Harry Connick Jr.,
   are all   
Band Leaders Since 1960
Brasilia Was Declared the Capital of Brazil in 1960
   is   
True
1960
   the winners were   
USSR
1960
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Hi Jinx
Jockey - William A. Smith, Trainer - Trevor H. Knowles, Owner - T. H. Knowles & K. R. Sly, Time - 3.23.75
First Kidney Transplant, Islamabad Becomes Capital of Pakistan, U2 Spy Plane Shot Down over USSR
   are all   
Major Events of 1960
1960
   was the year   
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho Opened
In New York
1960
      
Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security (US/Japan)
Strengthens Japan's ties to the "West" during the Cold War era.
Don Potter
   created the sculpture   
Robert Baden-Powell, 1960
1960
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Bally Ache
Bobby Ussery on board -- Trainer Jimmy Pitt -- Turfland -- 1:57.60
1960
   winner was   
Celtic Ash
Bill Hartack up, Trainer: Thomas J. Barry, Owner: Green Dunes Farm -- 2:29.20
1960
   was the debut year for   
Norway
1953 - 1960
   the Australian Governor-General was   
Field Marshall Sir William Joseph Slim
Officially addressed as His Excellency Viscount Slim. Awarded KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC. Born Bristol, England, UK.
The Making of the President, 1960
   was written by   
Theodore White
1962
1960
   was won by   
Olympia
Lord Donoughmore
1960
   the winner was the   
Montreal Canadiens
1960
   was won by   
Wilt Chamberlain
1960
   was the year   
First Lunch Counter Sit-Ins
Four African American students in Greensboro, North Carolina Woolworths; landmark in civil rights struggle
1960
   Ali fought   
Tunney Hunsaker
Win unanimous decision
Theodore White
   wrote   
The Making of the President, 1960
1962 Pulitzer Prize; 40 plus weeks on the best-seller list; chronicles the election of John Kennedy
1960
   was the year   
The Flintstones First Appeared
Originally made as The Flagstones, in the early 1960s the characters were used to advertise cigarettes.
1960
   was the year   
The Ban on Lady Chatterly's Lover in the UK Was Lifted
D.H. Lawrence. After a 30 year ban on its publication in the United Kingdom. It was published privately in Italy, France and Australia in the late 1920s.






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