Thursday 14 December 1961
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Robinson baseball player (Detroit Tigers and Jeff Robinson.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Please Mr. Postman by The Marvelettes.
In UK Tower Of Strength by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits.
Lover Come Back, directed by Delbert Mann, 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.
On TV people were watching Poly.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 14 December 1961 ?
- R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
- Jeff Robinson baseball player (Detroit Tigers: Baltimore Orioles).
- Jeff Robinson: American baseball player (d. 2014).
- Patrik Sundström: Swedish ice hockey player.
- The United Republic of Tanzania joins the United Nations.
- Walt Disney's first live-action Technicolor musical, ''Babes in Toyland'', a remake of the famous Victor Herbert operetta, is released, but flops at the box office.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
- Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John
- James Darren - Goodbye Cruel World
- Chubby Checker - The Twist
- Leroy Van Dyke - Walk On By
- The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
- Bobby Vee - Run To Him
- Ferrante & Teicher - Tonight
- Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
- Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
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