What Happened on February 14, 1961

Historical Events

  • Element 103, Lawrencium, 1st produced in Berkeley Calif

Famous Birthdays

  • Latifa, Tunisian singer, born in Manouba, Tunisia
  • Phillip Hamilton, American author, born in Albany, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Wallis Clark, British-American stage and screen actor (Penny Serenade; Great Guy; Postal Inspector; Easy Money), dies at 78
1961 Highlights

About February 14, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Calcutta - Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Are You Lonesome Tonight - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires