What Happened on January 30, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK asks for an Alliance for Progress & Peace Corps

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • KAET TV channel 8 in Phoenix, AZ (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Lance Gibbs takes hat-trick (Mackay, Grout, Misson) at Adelaide

Famous Birthdays

  • Ranjit Madurasinghe, cricketer (3 Tests for Sri Lanka 1988-92)