What Happened on May 11, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecile Licad, Filipina concert pianist (Leventritt Award, 1981), born in Manila, Philippines
  • David Ake, American jazz pianist (Humanities) and educator, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Diana Lee[-Hsu], American actress (Licence to Kill), and model (Playboy playmate May, 1988), born in Seattle, Washington
Born in 1961
1961 Highlights

About May 11, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Runaway - Del Shannon
  • UK #1 Song: Blue Moon - Marcels