Monday 13 March 1961
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Pony Time by Chubby Checker.
In UK Walk Right Back / Ebony Eyes by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
The AbsentMinded Professor, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
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Famous Birthdays:13 March
- JFK sets up the Alliance for Progress
- Landslide in the USSR, kills 145
- Old type, black and white notes cease to be legal tender
- Pablo Picasso (79) marries his model Jacqueline Rocque (37).
- US President John Kennedy sets up the Alliance for Progress.
- Floyd Patterson knocks out Ingemar Johansson in six rounds to retain heavyweight boxing title.
- Elizabeth Gurley Finn (70) becomes president of US Communist Party.
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