What Happened on March 31, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 8th National Film Awards (India): "Anuradha" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Aklilou Habtewold becomes 1st premier of Ethiopia

Famous Birthdays

  • Ron Brown, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1984), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Seerp Anema, Dutch poet/writer (Modern Art & Degenerating), dies at 85