Wednesday 14 June 1961
It was Wednesday, 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 Travelin' Man by Ricky Nelson.
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.
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Which were the important events of 14 June 1961 ?
- Flag Day (United States)
- Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
- International Weblogger's Day ? Celebration of the work of webloggers around the world
- World Blood Donor Day  ? Celebration of blood donation on the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered ABO blood groups
- Roman Empire ? eighth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Mother's Day (Afghanistan)
- United States: Birthday of the U.S. Army
- Grace Jackson: St. Ann, Jamaica -- 200m runner (1988 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Sam Perkins: American basketball player: forward/center, Supersonics.
- Boy George: British musician, the lead singer with the rock group "Culture Club.
- Laurent Boutonnat: French record producer who showcases Mylene Farmer in her great production numbers.
- Dušan Kojić: Serbian singer-songwriter and bass player (Disciplina kičme and Disciplin A Kitschme).
- Marco Armani: Italian singer-songwriter and composer.
- Paolo Bonolis: Italian television host who made his debut in 1981 on "Tre, due, uno, contatto...," a program for children that aired on Italian national broadcaster RAI.
- 106 degrees F, hottest temperature in San Francisco, California.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1961 ?
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