What Happened on February 5, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Savvas Kofidis, Greek footballer & manager, born in Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Tim Meadows, American actor & comedian, born in Highland Park, Michigan
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Gustav de Rothschild, British philanthropist, dies at 73
1961 Highlights

About February 5, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 16 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