Friday 10 November 1961
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean.
In UK His Latest Flame / Little Sisters by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Flower Drum Song, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Franny And Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see November 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States Marine Corps Birthday
- Russia - Day of Militsiya (analogue of police in Russia)
- Ancient Latvia - Martini
- R.C. Saints - Pope Leo I the Great
- Turkey - Day of Remembrance of Ataturk
- Ramona Pagel: Los Angeles, California -- Shot putter.
- Rudolf Grimm: German-Austrian physicist and academic.
- John Walton: English darts player.
- François Lenglet: French journalist specializing in economics.
- Junior [Norman: Giscombe]; R&B singer ("Mama used to Say").
- ''Catch-22'' is first published by Joseph Heller.
- Congolese soldiers murder 13 Italian United Nations pilots.
- Stalingrad is renamed Volgograd.
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