What Happened on July 27, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel C. Burbank, American astronaut, born in Manchester, Connecticut
  • Ed Orgeron, American College football coach (NCAA National C'ship 2019, Louisiana State University), born in Larose, Louisiana
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

  • Theodore Chanler, American composer, dies at 59
1961 Highlights

About July 27, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 10 months
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