On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1961

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Recording

Frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Bros Records

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • Soviet Union fires a rocket from Sputnik V to Venus

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Rollins [Henry Lawrence Garfield], American musician and actor (Big Ugly Mouth, Talking From the Box), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Les Warner, British musician and producer (The Cult-Fire Woman), born in Fulham, United Kingdom
1961 Highlights

About February 13, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius