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Magic related events from the year 1960.
Please add any notable events below if an article falls within this year.
- Don Alan performs his Chop Cup routine on the "Ed Sullivan Show", May 22
- The Great LaFollette, a performer of both a successful Chinese and traditional magic act, dies on November 8
- Comedy A La Card, written by Karrell Fox, is published by L.L. Ireland Magic Co.
- Seconds, Centers and Bottoms, by Ed Marlo, is published as the 8th in the RCT series of booklets
- The Magic of Slydini, by Lewis Ganson, is published by the Supreme Magic Co.
- The 13 Steps to Mentalism, booklets 12-13, written by Tony Corinda, are published
- A Lifetime in Magic, written as an autobiograpy by Percy Abbott, is published
- Percy Abbott, co-founder of the Blackstone Magic Company, dies on August 26
- Dai Vernon's More Inner Secrets of Card Magic, by Lewis Ganson, is republished as part of the Inner Card Trilogy
- Tony Andruzzi designs Gloria Jacobson's "Vampira" act
- The Magic Land of Allakazam begins airing on national television with host Mark Wilson
- MacDonald's Aces routine is first published
- Channing Pollock appears as an actor in Moschettieri del mare
- Harlan Tarbell dies on June 16
- Paper Folding Fun, by Robert Harbin is published by Oldbourne
- Dick Cavett briefly revives his magic act
- Steranko on Cards, by Jim Steranko, is published by L.L. Ireland Magic Co.
- Neil Foster revives the The Tops magazine as the editor of The New Tops.
- The Sponge Book, by Frances Ireland Marshall, is published
- The Shari Lewis Show begins on network television with host Shari Lewis
- Jay Marshall appears on the cover of Genii, Jan
- Herbert Milton, magician and creator, dies
- Peter Pit moves to the United States
- Don Tanner begins serving as Editor of the New Phoenix for No. 351-396
- Dr. Stanley Jaks dies, Jan 5
- Howard Brooks appears in the Jerry Lewis movie "The Bellboy"
- Egyptian Hall is described in Genii
- Ingvar Larsson serves for one year as editor of the Swedish periodical,Trollkarlen
- Glorpy, the effect of a dancing hankercheif, is created circa 1960
- Mental Exploits, by Robert Nelson, is published
- The Trick That Cannot Be Explained, created by Dai Vernon, is published
- Richiardi Jr appears on the Ed Sullivan Show, Mar 27
- Lance Burton, an American Stage Magician, is born, Mar 10
- The Push-off Count is first explained
- The Mutus Nomen Dedit Cocis card plot is published in Hugard's Magic Monthly, Jan
- Tricks You Can Count On, written by Larry West, is published
- President - William J. McCarthy
- Treasurer - Wilfrid Jonson
- Editor - Ingvar Larsson