What Happened on November 17, 1961

Famous Birthdays

Chanda Kochhar (61 years old)

Indian business woman (CEO of ICICI Bank), born in Jodhpur, India

  • Merete Van Kemp, Danish actress (Grace-Dallas, Princess Daisy)
  • Pat Toomey, American politician (Senator-R-Pennsylvania 2011-, Rep-R-PA 1999-2005), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Robert Stethem, U.S. Navy Seabee diver murdered by terrorists on TWA Flight 847 (d. 1985)
Born in 1961
1961 Highlights

About November 17, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 10 months and 14 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