The first of the four Nixon-Kennedy debates was held on September 26, 1960, in Chicago.
Howard K. Smith was the moderator.
The panel included Robert Fleming (ABC), Stuart Novins (CBS), Sander Vanocur (NBC), and Charles Warren (Mutual Radio).
- Who was the first president born in the 20th century? John F. Kennedy was the first president born in the 20th century, on May 29, 1917.
- What was the first Zen Buddhist monastery in the U.S.? Tassajara, founded in Big Sur, California, in 1967 by Richard Baker and Zen master Shunryu Suzuki, was the first Zen Buddhist monastery in the U.S.
- How long was Walter Cronkite anchor of the “CBS Evening News”? Walter Cronkite, anchor of the "CBS Evening News" could be heard intoning "And that's the way it is . . ." from April 16, 1962, to March 6, 1981.
- What is Holly Golightly’s (Audrey Hepburn’s) real name in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)? Lulumae Barnes was Holly Golightly's (Audrey Hepburn's) real name in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). She was the wife of Doc Golightly (Buddy Ebsen) from Tulip, Texas.
- Where in New York City did the attack on Kitty Genovese occur? Bar manager Catherine Genovese was stabbed to death in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York, in the early morning hours of March 13, 1964. Her neighbors looked on from their windows but ignored her…
- Which of Marilyn Monroe’s marriages lasted the longest? The Hollywood screen goddess Marilyn Monroe (1926-62) was married three times: to aircraft plant worker James Dougherty, baseball hero Joe DiMaggio, and playwright Arthur Miller. The marriage to Miller lasted the longest, nearly…