What Happened on June 18, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • CBS radio cancels Gunsmoke
  • KBMT TV channel 12 in Beaumont, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open

Famous Birthdays

  • Andres Galarraga, Venezuelan infielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Caracas
  • [Genevieve] Alison Moyet, Essex England, rock vocalist (Yaz, Alf)