What Happened on July 9, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Ronnie Bowman, American bluegrass singer-songwriter, guitarist, and bassist (Lonesome River Band, 1990-2001; Band of Ruhks), born in Mount Airy, North Carolina
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Marshal, Australian actor (Lydia, Irene, Exile Express), dies from a heart attack at 52
1961 Highlights

About July 9, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 8 months and 17 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: Runaway - Del Shannon