Sunday 15 January 1961
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra.
In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits.
Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury 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 15 January 1961 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Serhiy Morozov: Ukrainian footballer and coach.
- Yves Pelletier: Canadian actor and director.
- Yves P Pelletier: Canadian comedian and film director.
- Iris DeMent in Paragould: Arkansas, USA; country singer (Our Town).
- Francesco Maria Saraceni: Composer, dies at 49.
- Supremes signed with Motown Records
- NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 35-31.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Bobby Vee - Rubber Ball
- Ray Peterson - Corinna, Corinna
- Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome To-Night?
- Floyd Cramer - Last Date
- Johnny Horton - North To Alaska
- Johnny Burnette - You're Sixteen
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