What Happened on December 13, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Young Ones" directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Cliff Richard, Robert Morley and Carole Gray premieres in London

  • Jimmy Dean's Big Bad John album is country music 1st million $ seller
  • The Beatles sign a formal agreement to be managed by Brian Epstein

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Zimmerman, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Harry Gregson-Williams, English composer
  • Irene Saez, Miss Universe 1981 and Venezuelan politician

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGrandma Moses

Grandma Moses [Anna M], US painter, dies at 101

Primitive Painter Grandma Moses
Primitive Painter
Grandma Moses