What Happened on March 4, 1961

Historical Events

  • 8th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Wake Forest beats Duke, 96-81
  • Paul-Henri Spaak resigns as Secretary-General of NATO

Famous Birthdays

  • David "Tinker" Juarez, American BMX and cross-country mountain bike racer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, American boxer (WBA lightweight champion), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Sabine Everts, German track athlete, born in Düsseldorf,, West Germany
  • Steven Weber, American actor (Wings - "Brian Hackett"), born in Queens, New York
Born in 1961

About March 4, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Pony Time - Chubby Checker
  • UK #1 Song: Walk Right Back/Ebony Eyes - Everly Brothers