What Happened on April 5, 1961

Historical Events

  • Dutch governor Platteel installs New Guinea Council

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim LeRoy, Airshow Pilot
  • Lisa Zane, American actress, born in Chicago, Illinois
1961 Highlights

About April 5, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blue Moon - The Marcels
  • UK #1 Song: Wooden Heart - Elvis Presley