LOOK 1960

A few LOOK magazine issues were published in regional editions in 1960, this did not affect every issue. Please check the bottom of the full listing for the date to see the Edition, if any, and the Content of that section.

Historical Highlights of 1960 …

  • John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon in a closely-fought presidential race.
  • The Everly Brothers sign a 10-year, $1 million contract with Warner Bros. Records.
  • Audiences are thrilled by Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh.
  • Famous Births … Bono, Sarah Brightman, Cal Ripken, Jr.
  • Deaths … Albert Camus, John D. Rockefeller Jr., Oscar Hammerstein II.
  • The American ice-hockey team won the United States’ first Olympic hockey gold medal with a record of 7-0-0 during the tournament.
  • Cost of a gallon of Gas was 25 cents.
  • Tidal Wave at Agadir in Morocco kills 12,000. Hurricane Donna kills 50 in Florida-New England area.
  • France tests their first atomic bomb.
  • Xerox introduces the first commercial document reproduction machine.

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