On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Timm, TV Producer (DC Animated Universe)
  • Sammy Llanas, rocker (Bodeans)
  • Vince Neil, American singer (Mötley Crüe)

Famous Deaths

  • William Duncan, Scottish actor (Hopalong Rides Again, Thunder Trail), dies at 81
1961 Highlights

About February 8, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius