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1960: January UFO & Alien Sightings

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Date:  January 1 1960
Location:   La Victoria, Aragua, Venezuela
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Summary:   Government topographer passed by truck on Andean Highway. Disk color of polished blue steel swooped down very close to hood of truck and lifted it one m above road. Truck overturned in sandbank. Minor injuries. An object was observed. Gravity effects were noted. One blue disc was observed in clear weather by two experienced male witnesses on a highway for a few minutes (Pisani).
Source:  APRO


Date:  January 6 1960
Location:   Fort Worth, Texas
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Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc was observed (King).
Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine (Palmer)


Date:  January 7 1960
Location:   Arlington, Texas
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Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc was observed.
Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine (Palmer)


Date:  January 8 1960
Location:   Long Island, New York
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Summary:   An object was sighted that had an appearance and performance beyond the capability of known earthly aircraft. An unidentifiable object was observed at close range (Faulkner).
Source:  Project Bluebook


Date: January 8, 1960
Location: Lakota (near), ND
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Summary:  Cat. 3. Car lights dimmed as UFO descended toward field, apparently about a mile off highway.
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Date:  January 11 1960
Location:  Andkjaer Mose, Denmark 
Time:    05:45
Summary:   An object was observed. Occupants of the craft were seen. An unidentified object at close range and its occupants were observed by one witness.
Source:  Wegner, Willy  UFO-Landinger I Danmark FUFOS, Copenhagen, 1975


Date:  January 12 1960
Location:   Mylapore, India
Time:   Night
Summary:   One object was observed in clear weather by 20 experienced male witnesses on the ocean for ten minutes (Nathan).
Source:  APRO


Date:  January 16 1960
Location:   Garrison, Minnesota
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Summary:   An unidentified object moving in a straight trajectory across the sky was observed by witnesses (as reported to the police) at a lake.
Source:  NICAP


Date:  January 16 1960
Location:   Lake Mille Lacs, Minnesota
Time:   Night
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported at a lake (Hogan).
Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date:  January 16 1960
Location:   Halbstadt, Manitoba, Canada
Time:   Night
Summary:   Two objects were observed.
Source:  NICAP


Date: January 18, 1960 
Location: Gulf of Mexico (2745 N – 9545W)
Time: 4:55 p.m. CST
Summary: a B-52 aircraft picked up an object on an ASB-4 radar and repeater scope with an estimated speed of 10,000 to 14,000 knots on a collision course at 38,000 feet. The object was bearing 20 degrees on an inbound track and 240 degrees after passing the aircraft. After passing the aircraft the object was picked up on the tail gunner’s MD-9 radarscope.  (This is curious: A Major Richard R. Shoop observed a UFO at Muroc Army Air Field, Muroc, Calif on  July 8, 1947.
Source: Dan Wilson


Date:  January 18 1960
Location:   Perpignan, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Time:   02:00
Summary:    One object was observed.
Source:  Vallee, Jacques


Date:  January 18 1960
Location:   Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Time:   Around 1100
Summary:   One object was observed in clear weather by three experienced witnesses for over four minutes (Nelson).
Source:  FSR


Date:  January 19 1960
Location:   Coral Gables, Florida
Time:   08:20
Summary:   Flying discs were observed. Two discs were observed by two female experienced witnesses.
Source:  NICAP


Date:  January 19 1960
Location:   Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Time:   Night
Summary:   One green green fireball was observed.
Source:  NICAP


Date:  January 24 1960
Location:   Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Time:    11:30
Summary:   A hovering object was observed. One object was observed by two experienced male witnesses for over four minutes (Armstrong).
Source:  FSR


Date:  January 24 1960
Location:   Aeroskobing, Denmark
Time:   23:00
Summary:   An unidentified object at close range was observed by three witnesses on the shore.
Source:  Wegner, Willy UFO-Landinger I Danmark FUFOS, Copenhagen, 1975


Date:  January 29 1960
Location:   Trouillas, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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Summary:   One object was observed.
Source:  Vallee, Jacques 


Date:  January 29 1960
Location:   Gap, Grenoble, Etc., France
Time:   19:30
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported.
Source:  Vallee, Jacques 


Date:  January 29 1960
Location:   Ursenbach, Bern, Switzerland
Time:   19:45
Summary:    One cigar-shaped object was observed by a female witness (Buehler; Morgenthaler).
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis 


Date:  January 31 1960
Location:   Lae, Morobe, Papua New Guinea
Time:    05:00
Summary:   Six in boat saw 14m diameter umbrella-shaped craft sway to and fro. Had four windows on the underside. Shot up rapidly. Six in a boat on the ocean on the coast of Lae, Papua New Guinea saw a 14 meter diameter umbrella-shaped craft swaying back and forth in the sky in overcast skies at around five o’clock in the morning. It had four windows on the underside. It shot up vertically. One white dome-shaped object, about 40 feet across, was observed in overcast weather by six male experienced witnesses on the ocean for several hours (Awui).
Source:  APRO


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