What Happened on October 28, 1961

Historical Events

  • "Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC starring Tom Bosley after 796 performances and a Pulitzer Prize
  • Ground broken for Municipal (Shea) Stadium for NY Mets

Famous Birthdays

  • Darrell Lavigne, American jazz pianist, composer, and educator, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
Born in 1961

About October 28, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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