On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1961

Historical Events

Sports History

LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Belle Meade CC: Mary Lena Faulk wins by 6 strokes ahead of runner-up Betsy Rawls

Summit of Interest

US President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev meet at the Vienna Summit in Austria


Famous Birthdays

  • El Debarge, American pop-rock keyboardist, and singer-songwriter (Debarge - "Rhythm of the Night"), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Ferenc Gyurcsány, Prime Minister of Hungary (2004-09), born in Pápa, Hungary
  • Kym Ambrose, Australian jazz vibraphonist (The Brazilian Ensemble), born
1961 Highlights

About June 4, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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