What Happened on June 26, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg LeMond, US professional road cyclist (Tour de France winner-1986, 1989, 1990), born in Lakewood, California
  • Terri Nunn, American singer (Berlin-Take My Breath Away), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

NFL Middle Linebacker Ray Nitschke (24) weds Jackie Forchette

NFL Middle Linebacker Ray Nitschke
NFL Middle Linebacker
Ray Nitschke

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth F. Fearing, American poet (Afternoon of a pawnbroker), dies at 58