1960 in television

List of years in television (table)

The year 1960 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events during 1960.

For the American TV schedule, see: 1960–61 United States network television schedule.




Television shows




Date Name Notability
January 4 Julia St. John British actress
January 6 Howie Long former NFL player
February 19 Leslie Ash British actress
February 20 Wendee Lee American voice actress
February 22 Paul Abbott British television writer
February 28 Dorothy Stratten Canadian actress, Playboy model (died 1980).
April 11 Jeremy Clarkson Journalist and Television presenter, Top Gear
April 14 Brad Garrett American actor, Everybody Loves Raymond.
April 23 Valerie Bertinelli American actress
April 24 Paula Yates television presenter (d. 2000).
May 20 Tony Goldwyn American actor and director
August 7 David Duchovny American actor, star of The X-Files.
August 16 Timothy Hutton American actor, writer and producer, star of the 1980 movie Ordinary People.
September 4 Damon Wayans American actor and comedian


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