Tuesday 10 January 1961
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra.
In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits.
Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, 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 10 January 1961 ?
- Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
- Evan Handler in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Dear Mr Wonderful).
- Evan Handler: American actor.
- Janet Jones: American actress.
- Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg: Italian-American violinist author and educator.
- Nadja Salerni-Sonnenberg in Rome: Italy; concert violinist.
- Janet Jones in Bridgeton: Missouri, USA; actress (American Anthem, Flamingo Kid).
- Dashiell Hammett: US detective writer (Thin Man), dies at 66.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome To-Night?
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- Floyd Cramer - Last Date
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
- Bobby Vee - Rubber Ball
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Johnny Horton - North To Alaska
- Ray Peterson - Corinna, Corinna
- Johnny Burnette - You're Sixteen
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