What Happened on January 15, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 35-31
  • Suggs wins LPGA Sea Island Women's Golf Invitational Open
  • Supremes signed with Motown Records

Famous Birthdays

  • Iris DeMent, American country singer (Our Town), born in Paragould, Ar
  • Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian and film director

Famous Deaths

  • Francesco Maria Saraceni, composer, dies at 49