Saturday 25 February 1961
It was Saturday, 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.
L'avventura, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, 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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Which were the important events of 25 February 1961 ?
- Blessed Romeo
- Kuwait's national day.
- People Power Day, special holiday in the Philippines.
- Saint Klaudian
- Saint Walburgis
- Saint Adeltrude
- Saint Cesar
- Chris Pitman: American keyboardist (Guns N' Roses).
- Star Parodi: American musician, a keyboard player on TV and live gigs in the Universal Amphitheater.
- François Roche: French architect, co-founder of the architecture studio, New-Territories including R&Sie(n), Mindmachinemakingmyths, among other names.
- Davey Allison: American race car driver (helicopter crash) (born 1961).
- Todd Blackledge: American football player and television color commontator.
- Paul Bikle in glider climbs from 1208 metre at release to record 14,100.
- The last public trams in Sydney, Australia, cease operation, bringing to an end the Southern Hemisphere's largest tramway network.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1961 ?
Top #9 songs in the USA
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