Saturday 2 September 1961
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Wooden Heart by Joe Dowell.
In UK You Don't Know by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits.
Yojimbo, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while The Agony And The Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 September 1961 ?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- Claude Puel: French football (soccer) manager and former player.
- Jeff Russell: Cincinnati, Ohio -- Pitcher (Texas Rangers).
- Carlos Valderrama: Colombian footballer and manager.
- Ron Wasserman: American singer-songwriter and producer (Fisher).
- Greet Koeman: Dutch singer, dies at 54.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Lewis - Tossin' And Turnin'
- The Highwaymen - Michael
- Joe Dowell - Wooden Heart
- Chris Kenner - I Like It Like That, Part 1
- Mar-Keys - Last Night
- Ral Donner - You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It)
- Timi Yuro - Hurt
- Gary (U.S.) Bonds - School Is Out
- Curtis Lee - Pretty Little Angel Eyes
- Linda Scott - Don't Bet Money Honey
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