What Happened on September 15, 1961

Historical Events

U.S. Amateur Championship

61st US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus aged 21

Famous Birthdays

Dan Marino (62 years old)

American College/Pro Football HOF quarterback (Uni of Pittsburgh; 9 x Pro Bowl; NFL MVP, NFL Offensive Player of the Year 1984; 3 x First Team All Pro; Miami Dolphins), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Born in 1961
1961 Highlights

About September 15, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Take Good Care Of My Baby - Bobby Vee
  • UK #1 Song: Reach For The Stars/Climb Ev'ry Mountain - Shirley Bassey