Tuesday 21 February 1961
It was Tuesday, 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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- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Bertha Faye: American wrestler (d. 2001).
- Christopher Atkins in Rye: New York, USA; actor (Peter - Dallas, Blue Lagoon).
- Ranking Roger: rock vocalist (English Beat - "Drowning").
- Christian Gerhartsreiter: A German impostor who is currently serving a sentence of 27 years to life in the United States for murder.
- Christopher Atkins: American actor producer and screenwriter.
- Mercury-Atlas 2 reentry test reaches 172 km.
- Gabon adopts constitution.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1961 ?
Top #9 songs in the USA
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