What Happened on June 11, 1961

Historical Events

  • "Winston Churchill" last airs on ABC-TV
  • Norm Cash becomes 1st Detroit Tiger to hit a ball out of Tiger Stadium

Baseball Record

Roger Maris hits 19th & 20th of 61 HRs

1961 History

Famous Birthdays

  • María Barranco, Spanish actress (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), born in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Hoan, American politician (longest Socialist administration in the US as Mayor of Milwaukee 1916-40), dies at 80

About June 11, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Moody River - Pat Boone
  • UK #1 Song: Surrender - Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires