On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Runyon, American actress (Cindy-A Very Brady Christmas), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jim Jeffcoat, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Mark White, British rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and record producer (ABC-All of My Heart), born in Sheffield, England

Famous Weddings

  • American televangelist Jim Bakker (21) marries Christian singer Tammy Faye (19)