What Happened on July 25, 1961

Historical Events

Event of Interest

In a speech, US President John F. Kennedy emphasizes that any attack on Berlin is an attack on NATO

Baseball Record

Roger Maris hits home runs 37, 38, 39 & 40 off of 4 Chicago White Sox pitchers in a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobbie Eakes, American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Warner Robins, Georgia
  • Illeana Douglas [Hessellberg], American actress (Picture Perfect; To Die For; Six Feet Under), born in Quincy, Massachusetts [some sources give birth year as 1965, some New Haven as birth place]
  • Katherine Kelly Lang, American actress (Bold & Beautiful - "Brooke"), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1961

About July 25, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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