Wednesday 8 February 1961
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vince Neil [Wharton] in California and Sammy Llanas.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles.
In UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Black Sunday, directed by Mario Bava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gunslinger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1961 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Vince Neil [Wharton] in California: USA; rock vocalist (M�tley Crne - "Girls Girls Girls").
- Sammy Llanas: rocker (Bodeans).
- Vince Neil: Metal Singer.
- Bruce Timm: TV Producer (DC Animated Universe).
- William Duncan: Scottish businessman, a company executive for Imperial Chemical Industry, I.C.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
- Lawrence Welk - Calcutta
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- The Miracles - Shop Around
- Neil Sedaka - Calendar Girl
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Brenda Lee - Emotions
- Jackie Wilson - My Empty Arms
- The Capris - There's A Moon Out Tonight
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