On This Day

January 16, 1961 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music

  • "Conquering Hero" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 8 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jill Sobule, American singer-songwriter ("I Kissed a Girl"), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Paul Raven, English rock bassist (Killing Joke), born in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom (d. 2007)

Deaths in Music

  • Janos Viski, Hungarian composer, dies at 54
1961 in Music