What Happened on April 9, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Kirk McCaskill, Canadian MLB pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
  • Mark Kelly, Irish keyboardist (Marillion - "Real to Reel"), born in Dublin, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Zog I [Ahmed Zogu], King of Albania (1928-39), dies at 65
1961 Highlights

About April 9, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 24 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