The year Northwest Hospital & Medical Center opened was the beginning of a new decade. Many exciting events occurred during 1960 and throughout the course of the next 10 years that would shape a new generation.
Dwight Eisenhower was president of the U.S.
Cassius Clay, who would later take the name Muhammad Ali, won his first professional fight.
The Flintstones aired for the first time on television.
The Beatles made their debut in Hamburg, Germany.
John F. Kennedy defeated Vice-President and Republic candidate Richard Nixon in U.S. presidential election.
The most popular films of the year were Ben-Hur and Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho.
Over one 100 million television sets were in use worldwide.