March 9, 1961: Day of the Week
March 9, 1961 was the 68th day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 297 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
A person born on this day will be 58 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $201.88 today.
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Here’s the March 1961 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1961 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
March 9, 1961 Historical Event(s)
- 1961Sputnik 9 successfully launches, carrying a human dummy nicknamed Ivan Ivanovich, and demonstrating that Soviet Union was ready to begin human spaceflight.
Who were born on March 9, 1961?
- 1961Darrell Walker, American basketball player
- 1961Mike Leach, American football coach
- 1961Rick Steiner, American wrestler
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