What Happened on December 26, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • John Lynch, Irish actor, born in County Armagh, Northern Ireland
  • Tahnee Welch [La Tahn Renee Welch], American actress (Cocoon), born in San Diego, California
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Frank, cricketer (S Af Test centurion v Aust 1921-22), dies
1961 Highlights

About December 26, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens
  • UK #1 Song: Moon River - Danny Williams