What Happened on May 16, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 13th Emmy Awards: Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck win

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Wright, American professional wrestler known as "The Godfather"
  • Kevin Guidry, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos)
  • Kevin McDonald, Canadian comedian and actor
  • Nina Arvesen, White Plains NY, actress (Cassandra-Young & Restless)

Famous Deaths

  • George A. Malcolm, American jurist & educator (b. 1881)