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

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