What Happened on January 4, 1961

Historical Events

  • Longest recorded strike ends as the Danish barbers' assistants end a 33 year strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Lee Curreri, American actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

  • Barry Fitzgerald, Irish actor (Academy Award, Going My Way), dies at 72

Erwin SchrödingerErwin Schrödinger (1887-1961)

Austrian physicist and Nobel Laureate (wave mechanics), dies at 73

1961 Highlights

About January 4, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 5 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: I Love You - Cliff Richard & The Shadows