What Happened on December 27, 1961

Historical Events

  • Belgium & Congo resume diplomatic relations

Subways Are For Sleeping

Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green's musical "Subways Are For Sleeping" premieres at St James Theater, NYC; runs for 205 performances

About December 27, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 7 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