1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Its rendering using the Hindu-Arabic numeral system creates a numeral which looks the same when put upside down. The next such year will be 6009.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1958 1959 196019611962 1963 1964


Construction of Berlin Wall



Nobel PrizesEdit

Movies releasedEdit

George Chakiris in West Side Story

Hit songsEdit

Patsy Cline in 1957

New booksEdit

Harper Lee in 2007