Today in History for 28th September 1961

Historical Events

Events 1 - 6 of 6

- "Doctor Kildare," debuts on NBC-TV
- "Hazel," starring Shirley Booth debuts on NBC-TV
- "Purlie Victorious," a farce by Ossie Davis, opens on Broadway
- Syria withdraws from United Arab Republic
- USN Comdr Forrest S Petersen takes X-15 to 30,720 m
- Walt Disney's movie "Grey Friars Bobby" premieres

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 5 of 5

- Anne White, Charleston WV, tennis (Wore spandex in '85 Wimbledon)
- Ed Vosberg, Tucson AZ, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
- Michael-James Wixted, Santa Monica California, actor (Smith Family)
- Quentin Kawananakoa, pretender to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawaii
- Yordanka Donkova, Bulgaria, 100 m hurdler (world record)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Michael Shepley, actor (Dick & the Duchess), dies at 54

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