What Happened on April 16, 1961

Historical Events

  • 15th Tony Awards: "Becket" (play) & "Bye Bye Birdie" (musical) win
  • Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 4-1 for a 4-2 series victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Dragović, Croatian singer, born in Split, Croatia
Born in 1961

About April 16, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Runaway - Del Shannon
  • UK #1 Song: Wooden Heart - Elvis Presley