Sunday 16 April 1961
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Blue Moon by The Marcels.
In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
La Dolce Vita, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while The Last Of The Just by Andre Schwarz-Bart 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 16 April 1961 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Doris Dragovic: Croatian singer.
- Doris Dragović: Croatian singer-songwriter.
- Jarbom Gamlin: Indian lawyer and politician 7th Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh (d. 2014).
- Linda Williams: British film studies academic.
- Selena: Texas, United States -- Spanish singer (Grammy-1994).
- 15th Tony Awards: Becket and Bye Bye Birdie win.
- Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2
- Louise Suggs wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Del Shannon - Runaway
- The Marcels - Blue Moon
- Elvis Presley - Surrender
- Ernie K-Doe - Mother-In-Law
- Jorgen Ingmann and His Guitar - Apache
- The Shirelles - Dedicated To The One I Love
- Marty Robbins - Don't Worry
- Floyd Cramer - On The Rebound
- Clarence Frogman Henry - But I Do
- The Everly Brothers - Walk Right Back
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