On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Curt Bader, American sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Bloomfield, Iowa
  • Iris DeMent, American country singer (Our Town), born in Paragould, Arizona
1961 Highlights

About January 5, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn