Sunday 11 June 1961
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Running Scared by Roy Orbison.
In UK Surrender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
The Parent Trap, directed by David Swift, 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 11 June 1961 ?
Famous Birthdays:11 June
- Winston Churchill, last airs on ABC-TV
- Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
- Roger Maris hits 19th and 20th of 61 HRs
- Norm Cash becomes first Detroit Tigers' player to hit a ball out of Tiger Stadium.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roy Orbison - Running Scared
- Ricky Nelson - Travelin' Man
- Shep and the Limelites - Daddy's Home
- The Shirelles - Mama Said
- Elvis Presley - I Feel So Bad
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
- Pat Boone - Moody River
- Gene McDaniels - A Hundred Pounds Of Clay
- Dee Clark - Raindrops
- Connie Francis - Breakin' In A Brand New Broken Heart
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