What Happened on August 3, 1961

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh Pirates rout the St. Louis Cardinals, 19-0, the largest lopsided shutout in NL history

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Wark, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympic 4th/silver-88, 92, 96), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Lee Rocker [Leon Drucker], American rock bassist (Stray Cats - ""Rock This Town"), born in Massapequa, Long Island, New York
  • Molly Hagan, American actress (Code of Silence), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Born in 1961
1961 Highlights

About August 3, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 7 months and 30 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: Well I Ask You - Eden Kane