What Happened on November 12, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Enzo Francescoli, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Greg Gagne, American MLB infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • Jonathan Nossiter, American film director
  • Michaela Paetsch, American violinist, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Nadia Comăneci

Nadia Comăneci, Romanian gymnast (5X Olympic gold 1976, 1980), born in Onești, Romania


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1961 Highlights

About November 12, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Big Bad John - Jimmy Dean
  • UK #1 Song: (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame/Little Sister - Elvis Presley