What Happened on October 20, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Rush, Welsh footballer (Liverpool), born in St Asaph, Wales
  • Les Stroud, Canadian survival expert (Survivorman), born in Etobicoke, Ontario
  • Michie Tomizawa, Japanese voice actress (Sailor Moon), born in Maruko, Japan
1961 Highlights

About October 20, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Runaround Sue - Dion
  • UK #1 Song: Walkin' Back To Happiness - Helen Shapiro