What Happened on December 19, 1961

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Indonesian President Sukarno proclaims general mobilization

Famous Birthdays

  • Abigail Johnson, American billionaire businesswoman (CEO Fidelity Investments), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Reggie White (1961-2004)

American NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Born in 1961
1961 Highlights

About December 19, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens
  • UK #1 Song: Tower Of Strength - Frankie Vaughan