What Happened on February 28, 1961

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry McGuigan, Irish boxer, born in Clones, Ireland
  • Eric Bachelart, Belgian racing driver
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

  • Joris Vriamont, Flemish writer and music publisher, dies at 64
1961 Highlights

About February 28, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Pony Time - Chubby Checker
  • UK #1 Song: Walk Right Back/Ebony Eyes - Everly Brothers