On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Sail Away" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 167 performances

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

"The Dick Van Dyke Show" created by Carl Reiner starring Dick van Dyke premieres on CBS-TV

Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director Carl Reiner
Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director
Carl Reiner
  • KMED (now KTVL) TV channel 10 in Medford, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • TV sitcom "Mr Ed" premieres on CBS