What Happened on December 11, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Please, Mr. Postman" by Marvelettes released
  • Adolf Eichmann is found guilty of war crimes in Israel

Music release#1 in the Charts

Elvis Presley's "Blue Hawaii" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 20 wks

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK provides US miltary helicopters & crews to South Vietnam

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Famous Birthdays

  • Darryl Jones, American musician (Rolling Stones), born Chicago, Illinois
  • Marco Pierre White, English chef and restaurateur
  • Mike Henneman, pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Saint Charles, Missouri