Saturday 21 January 1961
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sherry Ramsay in Staunton and Gabrielle Carteris in Phoenix.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra.
In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits.
101 Dalmatians, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Adieu, Prinzessin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1961 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Sherry Ramsay in Staunton: Virginia, USA; actress (Trish Mason - As the World Turns).
- Gabrielle Carteris in Phoenix: Arizona, USA; actress (Andrea - Beverly Hills 90210).
- Elvis Pompilio: Belgian fashion designer from Italian origin who specialises in hats.
- Conquering Hero closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 8 performances
- KIFI TV channel 8 in Idaho Falls, ID (NBC) begins broadcasting
- Portuguese rebels seize cruise ship Santa Maria
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome To-Night?
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
- Lawrence Welk - Calcutta
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Bobby Vee - Rubber Ball
- Floyd Cramer - Last Date
- Ray Peterson - Corinna, Corinna
- Johnny Horton - North To Alaska
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