On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • David Palmer, British drummer (ABC - The Lexicon Of Love), born in Chesterfield, England
  • John Miceli, American rock drummer (Meat Loaf), born in Long Island, New York

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Never Enough), born in Leavenworth, Kansas


Famous Deaths

  • Uuno Klami, Finnish composer (Psalmus; Kalevala Suite), dies of a heart attack while sailing at 60
1961 Highlights

About May 29, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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