What Happened on November 24, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Arundhati Roy, Indian activist and writer (The God of Small Things), born in Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Carl Sundquist, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Carlos Carnero, Spanish member of parliament
  • Matt Hayes, British TV angler (Discovery Real Time), born in Smethwick, England
Born in 1961

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Chatterton, actress (Female, Dodsworth), dies after illness at 67
1961 Highlights

About November 24, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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