What Happened on June 6, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Aldo Costa, Italian engineer and the Engineering Director of the Mercedes Formula One team, born in Parma, Italy
  • Bill Bates, American football safety (Dallas Cowboys), born in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
  • Bob Gilmore, Irish keyboard player (Trio Scordatura), educator, and musicologist (Harry Partch: A Biography), born in Larne, Northern Ireland (d. 2015)
  • Dee C. Lee [Diane Catherine Sealy], British rock musician (Wham!, Style Council), born in London, England
  • Nir Brand, Israeli conductor and musician, born in Beersheba, Israel
  • Sydney Walsh, American actress (Maureen "Mo" DeMott in Hooperman), born in Manhattan, NYC, New York, United States
  • Tom Araya, Chilean-American heavy metal bass guitarist and lead singer (Slayer), born in ViƱa del Mar, Chile
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

Carl JungCarl Jung (1875-1961)

Swiss Psychiatrist (founded analytic psychology), dies at 85

1961 Highlights

About June 6, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

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