Sunday 26 November 1961
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). 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.
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- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Karan Bilimoria: Baron Bilimoria Indian-English businessman co-founded Cobra Beer.
- Dave Hannan: Sudbury, Ontario -- NHL center (Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche).
- Ivory : Wrestler.
- Lisa Moretti: American professional wrestler.
- Marcy Walker: American actress, most visible in the role of Liza Colby Chandler in the TV soap series, "All My Children," 1981-84.
- Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser: Composer, dies at 86.
- Pro Baseball Rules Committee votes 8-1 against legalizing the spitball
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