Monday 16 October 1961
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles.
In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits.
West Side Story, directed by Jerome Robbins, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 October 1961 ?
- Kim Wayans: TV Actress.
- Marc Levy: French novelist whose ten novels, translated into 42 languages, have sold more than 23 million copies, making him the most-read French author in the world.
- Randy Vasquez: American actor director and producer.
- Chris Doleman: Defensive end (San Francisco 49ers).
- Wilfried Brookhuis: Soccer player (NEC).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1961 ?
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