What Happened on December 21, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Beatles record "Sweet Georgia Brown" & "Ready Teddy"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gangster Joe Gallo is sentenced to 7 to 14 years in state prison for extortion

Gangster Joe Gallo
Joe Gallo
  • JFK & British PM MacMillan meet in Bermuda

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Ng, Hong Kong actor
  • Ryuji Sasai, Japanese composer
  • Trevor Bayliss, cricketer (NSW batsman)