On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1961

Historical Events

  • "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1
  • "Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42
  • 1st revolving restaurant (Top Of The Needle in Seattle) opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Dana Williams, American singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle), born in Dayton, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Davis, American actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53
1961 Highlights

About May 22, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini