Saturday 18 February 1961
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Calcutta by Lawrence Welk.
In UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Gold of the Seven Saints, directed by Gordon Douglas, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 18 February 1961 ?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- Alycia Moulton in Sacramento: California, USA; tennis star.
- Cosmo Wilson: American concert lighting designer.
- Hironobu Kageyama: Japanese singer (Lazy and JAM Project).
- Douglas Rushkoff: American theorist and author.
- Henk van der Grift becomes world champion skater
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Chubby Checker - Pony Time
- Lawrence Welk - Calcutta
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- The Miracles - Shop Around
- The Capris - There's A Moon Out Tonight
- Neil Sedaka - Calendar Girl
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Brenda Lee - Emotions
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