What Happened on January 7, 1961

Historical Events

  • 1st NFL Playoff Bowl (runner-up bowl)-Detroit beats Cleveland 17-16
  • Trucial States (now UAE) issue their 1st postage stamps

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Thomson, Australian politician, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • John Thune, American politician (Senator-R-Kentucky 2004-), born in Pierre, South Dakota
  • Supriya Pathak, Indian actress, born in Mumbai, India
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

  • Clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Association, dies at 74

About January 7, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 4 months and 28 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