Wednesday 22 November 1961
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joel Ashley Edwards and Mariel Hemingway in Ketchum.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean.
In UK His Latest Flame / Little Sisters by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Blue Hawaii, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Franny And Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching KVN - Klub Veselikh i Nanodchivikh.
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- R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
- Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
- Family Day begins in 2005
- Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
- Joel Ashley Edwards: Dallas, Texas -- PGA golfer (1992 BC Open-2nd).
- Mariel Hemingway in Ketchum: Idaho, USA; actress (Manhattan, Personal Best).
- Randal L Schwartz: American computer programmer.
- Mariel Hemingway: American noted family, actress and writer, she is the granddaughter of writer Ernest Hemingway and sister of Margaux Hemingway.
- Stephen Hough: English-Australian pianist and composer.
- Randal Schwartz: American computer programmer and author
- Frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues
- Producers Albert Broccoli and Harry Saltzman announce expensive publicity campaign to make Sean Connery (James Bond) a star
- St. Louis Hawk Bob Pettit sets NBA record, hitting 19 of 19 free throws
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