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‘1960 Sightings’

1960: January UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  January 1 1960 Location:   La Victoria, Aragua, Venezuela Time:    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 Time:    Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc was observed (King). Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine (Palmer) Date:  January 7 1960 Location:   Arlington, Texas Time:    Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc… Read More

1960: February UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   February  1960 Location:   Ammanford, Wales, UK Time:   Dawn Summary:   A daytime disc was reported. Source:  Schoenherr, Luis  Date:   February 1 1960 Location:   Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Time:    Summary:   Bright object emitting flashes west to the east over Melbourne. Source:  Hervey, Michael UFOs Over the Southern Hemisphere Robert Hale, London, 1975 ISBN:0-7091-4724-4 Date:   February 2 1960 Location:   Hamburg, Germany Time:    21:40 Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported. Source:  UFO Nachrichten (Veit) Date:   February 3 1960 Location:   Santa Maria, Argentina Time:    Summary:   One object was observed by two witnesses. Source:  Vallee, Jacques Date:   February 3 1960 Location:   Nashville, Tennessee Time:   13:35 Summary:   One object was observed. Source:  NICAP Date:   February 3 1960 Location:   Hayden, Colorado Time:    15:15 Summary:   Electromagnetic… Read More

1960: March UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   March  1960 Location:   New Paltz, New York Time:    Summary:   An unidentified object at close range and its occupants were observed by several witnesses. Source:  Webb, David HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports Date:   March  1960 Location:   Dungeness Bay, Washington Time:    Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported on the ocean. Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2 Date:   March  1960 Location:   Gordonsville, Virginia Time:    Summary:   Huge object, fuselage without wings and windows. A cigar-shaped object was observed. One fuselage-shaped object, of huge size, was observed by two experienced male witnesses. Source:  Weinstein, Dominique Aircraft UFO Encounters Project ACUFOE, Paris, 1999 Date:   March 2 1960 Location:   Wien (Vienna), Austria Time:    Summary:   An object was… Read More

1960: April UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Spring, 1960 Location: Syracuse (New York) Time:   23:00 Summary: An electronics engineer was fishing when he heard a shrill, whirring sound and saw a round object, with a rotating light on top, land on the shore. The sound gradually stopped, an opening became visible, and two dwarfs with oversized heads came out with a hose and pumped water from the river. Later they appeared to play like children. Their bodies glowed with lights of changing colors. One ball was observed by one experienced male witness on a river for over 15 minutes. A whirring sound was heard. Two dwarves, each wearing a luminous suit, were seen. Source: Magonia 501 Date:   Spring  1960 Location:   West Virginia Time:    Summary:   An object… Read More

1960: May UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   May  1960 Location:   Toonpang, New South Wales, Australia Time:    Summary:   Flying discs were observed. Five discs were observed by five male experienced witnesses. Source:  Lorenzen, Coral E. UFOs: The Whole Story Signet T3897, New York, 1969 Date:   May  1960 Location:   Edwards AFB, California Time:    Summary:   Reported encounter with inhuman beings involving teleportation. Abduction by aliens was reported at an airfield. Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2   Date: May, 1960: Michelin men seen in Cádiz province, Spain Date:   Early May 1960 Location:    Puy-de-Dome, France Time:    02:00 Summary:    Baker working at night heard rumbling. Saw object 30-45′ diameter on hillside, red, blue, yellow light tubes, ladder. Small man wearing green jacket, boots, helmet.Tube… Read More

1960: June UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   June  1960 Location:   Myanmar Time:    Summary:   One object was observed by several witnesses. Source:  NICAP Date:   June  1960 Location:   Queens Elmhurst, New York Time:    Around 1800 Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc, larger than a star, was observed by one witness for five minutes. Source:  Sturrock, Peter A. Report on a Survey of the Membership of the American Astronomical Society Concerning the UFO Problem Institute for Plasma Research, Stanford, 1977 Date:   June  1960 Location:   Frankfurt.M, Germany Time:   Evening Summary:   An abduction of a witness was reported. An abduction by alien entities was reported by one witness at a park. Source:  Webb, David HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports Date:   June  1960 Location:   Alsace, France Time:   … Read More

1960: July UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   Summer  1960 Location:   Walkerton, Ontario, Canada Time:    02:00 Summary:   One ball, about 5 feet across, was observed by five male experienced witnesses two of them independent on a farm for one hour. Policemen, newspapermen, and an astronomer observe a three-foot diameter, maneuvering mass. We followed country roads until we came within 100 yards of the object. It was hovering around a large tree, which stood alone in the center of a cultivated field. The tree was about 100 yards distant and about 120 feet high. The object, which subtended an angle of about 1/4 degrees (giving it a physical diameter of less than 3 feet), appeared circular in shape and was thus probably a spheroid. It was highly luminous… Read More

1960: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   August  1960 Location:   San Pierre, Indiana Time:    Summary:   A hovering object was observed. One object was observed by three witnesses for three hours (Hartle). Source:  Hartle, Orvil R. A Carbon Experiment Author, La Porte, 1963 Date:   August  1960 Location:   in orbit Time:    Summary:   Grumman Aircraft scientists track and photograph mystery satellite. An object was observed and photographed. One object was observed by a male witness for several hours. Source:  Keyhoe, Donald E. Aliens from Space.The Real Story of Unidentified Flying Objects Doubleday, Garden City, 1973 ISBN:0-385-06751-8 Date:   August  1960 Location:   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Time:    Summary:   Nocturnal lights were observed by a male witness (Brickner). Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2 Date:   August… Read More

1960: September UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  September 1 1960 Location:   Arcachon, Aquitaine, France Time:   03:00 Summary:   One object was observed. Source:  Vallee, Jacques  Date:  September 1 1960 Location:   Bethpage, New York Time:   20:50 Summary:   Photo An object was observed and photographed. One red object was observed by more than one experienced witness at a park. Source:  Trench, Brinsley LePoer Flying Saucer Story Tandem, 1973 Date:  September 3 1960 Location:   Munchen, Germany Time:    21:45 Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported (Bartha). Source:  UFO Nachrichten (Veit) Date:  September 3 1960 Location:   Bunnell, Florida Time:   22:30 Summary:   Driver noticed object, covered with tiles, as large as 3-story building in field, then hovered over road, 30-50 feet away. Car lights and engine died. Saw short people in tight uniforms,… Read More

1960: October UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  Fall 1960 Location:   Memphis, Tennessee Time:   Evening Summary:    One object was observed by more than one male witness for 12 seconds (Flippin). Source:  Herb, Gert  Date:  Fall 1960 Location:   Cologne (Koln), Germany Time:   Before 2300 Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported. Source:  UFO Nachrichten (Veit) Date:  October  1960 Location:   Monongahela Forest, West Virginia Time:    Summary:   Car approached hairy ape-like creature near the road. Car motor stopped. When large bus backed up on road to help motorist, it frightened the creature. Motor on auto then began to run. Objects were observed. Electromagnetic effects were noted. An unidentified object at close range and its occupants were observed by one male witness on a highway (Priestley). One hairy pongid was seen. Source:  FSR… Read More

1960: November UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  November  1960 Location:   Grant County, Wisconsin Time:   Around 0500 Summary:   Flying discs were observed. Several discs were observed in overcast weather by one male witness. Objects were observed. They buzzed a witness. Several objects were observed by a group of witnesses (Tichenor). Source:  APRO Date:  November 1 1960 Location:   Crescent City, California  Time:    Summary:   Six objects were observed by 13 witnesses (Boulden). Source:  Project Bluebook Date:  November 1 1960 Location:   Traunstein, Germany Time:    03:00 Summary:   One object was observed by one witness (Pensler). Source:  UFO Nachrichten (Veit) Date:  November 3 1960 Location:   Price County, Wisconsin Time:   16:30 Summary:   7m diameter domed disc on ground. Had several square windows. Rose vertically, shot away fast. A flying disc was observed.… Read More

1960: December UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  Winter  1960 Location:   Chilean Base, Antarctica Time:    Summary:   An object was observed and videotaped. Animal reactions to the object were reported. One object was observed on the ice (Barera). Source:  Delaire, J. Bernard UFO Register Volume 7 (1976) Data Research, Oxford, 1976 Date:  December  1960 Location:   Lake Placid, New York, Time:   18:00 Summary:   One object was observed by four witnesses. Source:  Condon Committee Date:  December 1 1960 Location:   Sunnyvale, California  Time:    Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported. Source:  Schoenherr, Luis Date:  December 1 1960 Location:   Oron.Ville, Switzerland Time:   13:00 Summary:   A daytime disc was reported. Source:  Vallee, Jacques  Date:  December 2 1960 Location:   Kristianstad, Skåne, Sweden Time:    Summary:   A cigar-shaped object was observed. One cigar-shaped object was… Read More

1960: Unknown Date UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Sometime in 1960 Location: Cincinnati, OH Time: Summary:  Kentucky Air National Guard pilot chased round UFO. Source: NICAP UFOE, V Date: 1960: Cigar-shaped object hovers near witness in Victoria, BC Date:   Back in the 1960’s Location:   At old Austin-cate Academy by the main building. Strafford, New Hampshire Time:    Summary:   Scene a lot of strange light looking toward bow lake .They would get real bright and get dull .I was about seven yrs old .I am now retired Meriden Firefighter !!! Source:  ufo.net  William R Aitken.Sr Date: 1960 Location: Taipei, China Time: Summary: This great UFO shot taken by Tsai Chang-hung in Yuanshan Park, adjacent to Taipei’s Grand Hotel, shows an oval object hovering in the sky. Although the photo is dark and hazy, investigator Ho claims a… Read More