Sports: 1960 Summer Olympics, Rome

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Name
Sports: 1960 Summer Olympics, Rome Gender: N/A
born on 25 August 1960 at 17:43 (= 5:43 PM )
Place Rome, Italy, 41n54, 12e29
Timezone CET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 02°27' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 11°01 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 07°23'



Rome Sports: 1960 Summer Olympics (Opening Ceremony in Stadio Olimpico)
photo: Alex Dawson, license cc-by-sa-2.0

Biography

Italian-hosted international multi-sport event, officially known as the Games of the XVII Olympiad (Italian: Giochi della XVII Olimpiade) and commonly known as Rome 1960 (Roma 1960), held from 25 August to 11 September 1960 in Rome. Rome had previously been awarded the administration of the 1908 Summer Olympics, but following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 1906, the city had no choice but to decline and pass the honour to London. The Soviet Union won the most gold and overall medals at the 1960 Games.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Ali, Muhammad (born 17 January 1942). Notes: Gold medal, Light-heavyweight, USA
  • associate relationship with Elliott, Herb (born 25 February 1938). Notes: Gold medal, Athletics 1500 m, Australia
  • associate relationship with Fraser, Dawn (born 4 September 1937). Notes: Gold medal, 100 m freestyle, Australia
  • associate relationship with Gaiardoni, Sante (born 29 June 1939). Notes: Two Gold medals, Cycling 1000 m time trial and 1000 m sprint, Italy
  • associate relationship with Gronchi, Giovanni (born 10 September 1887). Notes: Opened the Games
  • associate relationship with Hary, Armin (born 22 March 1937). Notes: Gold medal, 100 m sprint, Germany
  • associate relationship with Johnson, Rafer (born 18 August 1935). Notes: Gold medal, Decathlon, USA
  • associate relationship with Konrads, John (born 21 May 1942). Notes: Gold medal, 1500 m freestyle, Australia
  • associate relationship with Oerter, Al (born 19 September 1936). Notes: Gold medal, Discus throw, USA
  • associate relationship with Rose, Murray (born 6 January 1939). Notes: Gold medal, 400 m freestyle, Australia
  • associate relationship with Rudolph, Wilma (born 23 June 1940). Notes: Three Gold medals, Sprint, USA
  • compare to chart of Jazy, Michel (born 13 June 1936). Notes: Silver medal, 1500 m race, France

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes news report, Daily News (New York City), 26 August 1960, page C20: "Rome, Aug. 25... At exactly 5:43 P. M. Gronchi officially opened the Games." An article in Italian gives 5:46 PM: "Da quel 25 agosto, cominciarono a Roma due settimane romane davvero indimenticabili, con i Giochi olimpici a tutta tv. Alle ore 17.46 venivano ufficialmente aperti i Giochi in un’Italia reduce dall’organizzazione nel 1956 dei VII Giochi invernali di Cortina d’Ampezzo, e a distanza di quattro anni ancora con i riflettori del mondo puntati per un evento unico ed irripetibile" [1].

Categories

  • Mundane : Sports : Sports contests (Summer Olympic Games)