Historical Events on January 27, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Sing Along with Mitch" [Miller] premieres on NBC TV

Sport awardTennis Open

49th Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Rod Laver (1-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
  • 49th Women's Australian Championships: Margaret Court beats Jan Lehane O'Neill (6-1, 6-4)