Friday 20 October 1961
It was Friday, 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 20 October 1961 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ian Rush: Welsh footballer.
- Audun Kleive: Norwegian drummer and composer (Generator X).
- Kate Mosse: English author and playwright.
- Les Stroud: Canadian director producer and harmonica player.
- Michie Tomizawa: Japanese voice actress and singer.
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