Monday 10 April 1961
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Blue Moon by The Marcels.
In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while The Last Of The Just by Andre Schwarz-Bart was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 10 April 1961 ?
- Nicky Campbell: Scottish journalist and game show host.
- Joe Cole: American rock music roadie (Born 1961).
- Carole Goble: English computer scientist and academic.
- Mark Jones: English footballer (Born 1933).
- Steven Lyon: American actor model and photographer.
- Jeb Adams: Hollywood, California -- Actor (Lt Jeb Pruitt-Baa Baa Black Sheep)
- Olivia Brown: Frankfurt, Germany -- Actress (Det Trudy Joplin-Miami Vice)
- Jeb Adams in Hollywood: California, USA; actor (Lieutenant Jeb Pruitt- Baa Baa Black Sheep).
- Irene Warfield: Silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65.
- Adolf Eichmann tried as a war criminal in Israel
- Dutch Foreign Minister Luns talks to JFK about New Guinea
- New Washington Senators loses first regular-season game 4-3 to Chicago White Sox.
- 25th Golf Masters Championship: Gary Player wins, shooting a 280.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Marcels - Blue Moon
- Jorgen Ingmann and His Guitar - Apache
- The Shirelles - Dedicated To The One I Love
- Del Shannon - Runaway
- Floyd Cramer - On The Rebound
- Clarence Frogman Henry - But I Do
- Elvis Presley - Surrender
- Marty Robbins - Don't Worry
- Ernie K-Doe - Mother-In-Law
- The Everly Brothers - Walk Right Back
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