What Happened on October 14, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "How to Succeed in Business" opens at 46th St NYC for 1415 performances
  • 14th Ryder Cup: US wins, 14½-9½ at Royal Lytham & St Annes, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Isaac Mizrahi American fashion designer
  • Melanie Wilson, actress (Jennifer-Perfect Strangers)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Author Anne Rice (20) weds poet/artist Stan Rice (18) in Denton, Texas

Author Anne Rice
Anne Rice

HeartWedding of Interest

Author Upton Sinclair (83) weds Mary Elizabeth Willis

  • Howard Allen Frances (Anne) O'Brien (20) best-selling author (The Vampire Chronicles) marries poet and painter Stan Rice (21)

Famous Deaths

  • Harriet Shaw Weaver, English political activist (b. 1876)
  • Paul Ramadier, French politician (b. 1888)