Monday 20 February 1961
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. 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.
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- Claudia Cummins in Clintwood: Virginia, USA; fourth of five siblings born on February 20.
- Imogen Stubbs: Rothbury, England -- Actress (Summer Story).
- Steve Lundquist: US swimmer (1984 Olympics - 2 Gold Medals).
- Percy Grainger: Australian-American pianist and composer (d. 1961).
- Percy Aldridge Grainger Australian/US composer/pianist: dies at age 78.
- Otto E Huiswoud [Frank Billings]: Editor (Negro Worker), dies at 67.
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