What Happened on July 16, 1961

Historical Events

Sports History

48th Tour de France: Jacques Anquetil of France scores his second Tour general classification category title

Famous Deaths

  • [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88

About July 16, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tossin' And Turnin' - Bobby Lewis
  • UK #1 Song: Temptation - Everly Brothers