What Happened on November 3, 1961

Historical Events

Election of Interest

UN General Assembly unanimously elects U Thant as acting Secretary-General after the death of Dag Hammarskjöld in a plane crash

Famous Birthdays

  • David AC viscount Linley, son of English princess Margaret/mystic
  • Kari Michaelsen, American actress (Katie-Gimme a Break), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1961
1961 Highlights

About November 3, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 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