What Happened on March 17th, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NY DA arrests professional gamblers who implicate Seton Hall players
  • South Africa leaves British Commonwealth

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Paul, English actor
  • Casey Siemaszko, actor (Biloxi Blues, 3 O'Clock High), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dana Reeve, American actress and activist (d. 2006)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Christopher Lee (38) weds actress Gitte Lee (25)


Famous Deaths

  • Susanna Salter, 1st US female mayor/temperance leader, dies at 101