Wednesday 6 September 1961
It was Wednesday, 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 Michael by The Highwaymen.
In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits.
The City of the Dead, directed by John Moxey, 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 6 September 1961 ?
- United States - National Stillbirth Remembrance Day in 39 states
- RC Saints - a Saint Bega or Bee of Cumbria and a Sankt Mang of Fnssen
- Bulgaria - Unification Day
- Canada - Stillbirth Remembrance Day in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario
- Pakistan - Defence Day
- Swaziland - Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1968)
- Also see September 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Simon Reeve: Australian journalist and game show host.
- Scott Travis: American drummer (Judas Priest Racer X and Animetal USA).
- Paul Waaktaar-Savoy: Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist (A-ha and Savoy).
- Pal Waaktaar: Oslo, Norway -- Rock guitarist / vocalist (A-ha).
- Peggy MacIntaggart: Midland, Ontario -- Playmate (January, 1990).
- USSR performs nuclear test at Kapustin Yar USSR
- In Bells, Texas, USA a meteorite strikes the roof of a house.
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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'
- Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby
- The Highwaymen - Michael
- Joe Dowell - Wooden Heart
- The Jive Five - My True Story
- Ral Donner - You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It)
- Timi Yuro - Hurt
- Gary (U.S.) Bonds - School Is Out
- Linda Scott - Don't Bet Money Honey
- Adam Wade - As If I Didn't Know
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