On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1961

Historical Events

  • 106°F, hottest temperature in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

Boy George

Boy George [O'Dowd], British singer-songwriter (Culture Club - "Karma Chameleon"), born in Bexley, Kent, England

  • Grace Jackson, Jamaican 200m runner (Olympic silver 1988), born in St. Ann, Jamaica
  • Sam Perkins, American NBA forward and center (Seattle Supersonics), born in Brooklyn, New York
1961 Highlights

About June 14, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 13 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