Tuesday 26 September 1961
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cindy Herron and Ted Kennedy.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee.
In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits.
Paris Blues, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while The Agony And The Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The New Breed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 September 1961 ?
- Cindy Herron: American singer (En Vogue).
- Ted Kennedy: American noted family, the son of Joan and Ted Kennedy, the second of their three kids.
- Charlotte Fich: Danish actress.
- Marianne Mikko: Estonian journalist and politician.
- Ken Mitsuishi: Japanese actor.
- From the Second City opens at Royale Theater NYC for 87 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby
- Dick and DeeDee - The Mountain's High
- The Highwaymen - Michael
- Roy Orbison - Crying
- Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) - Lonnie Donegan and His Skiffle Group
- Elvis Presley - Little Sister
- Barry Mann - Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)
- The Jive Five - My True Story
- Johnny Tillotson - Without You
- Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame
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