What Happened on November 5, 1961

Historical Events

Event of Interest

India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru arrives in NY

  • NFL St Louis Cardinals' Bill Stacy, returns 2 interceptions for TDs vs Dallas Cowboys

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles O. Hobaugh, American NASA astronaut and U.S. Marine Corps officer, born in Bar Harbor, Maine
  • Gina Mastrogiacomo, American actress (Goodfellas), born in Great Neck, Long Island, New York (d. 2001)
Born in 1961

About November 5, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 6 months and 23 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