Friday 3 February 1961
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles.
In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits.
Breathless, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury 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 3 February 1961 ?
- Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
- Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
- United States - Four Chaplains Day.
- Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
- Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
- Mozambique - Heroes' Day.
- Saint Werburgh
- Saint Hadelin (+690)
- Keith Gordon in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Dressed to Kill, Legend of Billie Jean).
- Jay Adams: American skateboarder.
- Linda Eder: American singer.
- Viscount Dunrossil: Governor-General of Australia (1959-61), dies at age 67.
- 6th largest snowfall in NYC history (17.4 (44.2cm))
- The United States Air Forces begins Operation Looking Glass, and over the next 30 years, a ''Doomsday Plane'' is always in the air, with the capability of taking direct control of the United States' bombers and missiles in the event of the destruction of the SAC's command post.
- A protest by agricultural workers in Baixa de Cassanje, Portuguese Angola, turns into a revolt, opening the Angolan War of Independence, the first of the Portuguese Colonial Wars.
- China buys grain from Canada for $60 million.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Lawrence Welk - Calcutta
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- The Miracles - Shop Around
- Neil Sedaka - Calendar Girl
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Bobby Vee - Rubber Ball
- Brenda Lee - Emotions
- Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome To-Night?
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