What Happened on January 15, 1961

Historical Events

NFL Pro Bowl

11th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 35-31; MVPs: Johnny Unitas, Baltimore Colts, QB; Sam Huff, NY Giants, LB

Famous Birthdays

  • Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian & film director, born in Laval, Canada
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

  • Francesco Maria Saraceni, Italian composer, dies at 49

About January 15, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wonderland By Night - Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Poetry In Motion - Johnny Tillotson