What Happened on August 12, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Lawrence Hayward, English musician (Felt, Denim, Go Kart Mozart)
  • Mark Priest, New Zealand cricketer
  • Roy Hay, British guitarist (Culture Club - "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
Born in 1961
1961 Highlights

About August 12, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tossin' And Turnin' - Bobby Lewis
  • UK #1 Song: You Don't Know - Helen Shapiro