On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Bonanza" by Al Caiola Orchestra hits #19
  • 36 Unification church couples wed in Korea

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Mater et Magistra

Famous Birthdays

  • Katrin Cartlidge, British actress (d. 2002)
  • Melle Mel [Melvin Glover], American rapper (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five), born in The Bronx, New York