On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Harper, American NBA guard (NY Knicks, Orlando Magic), born in Elberton, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Maya Deren (born Eleanora Derenkowskaia) American filmmaker dies of a brain hemorrhage aged 44
  • Zoltan Korda, Hungarian-British film director (Jungle Book, 4 Feathers), dies at 66
1961 Highlights

About October 13, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra