On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1961

Historical Events

  • 6th Eurovision Song Contest: Jean-Claude Pascal for Luxembourg wins "Nous les amoureux" in Cannes

Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Hart, American punk rock drummer and songwriter (Hüsker Dü), born in South St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Kevan James, English cricket all-rounder (4 wickets/4 balls + 103 Hampshire v India 1996), born in Lambeth, England
  • Mark Van Thillo, Wilrijk Belgium, co-capt (Biosphere 2)
  • Todd Nelson, Dalles Ore, tennis star
1961 Highlights

About March 18, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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