Tuesday 28 February 1961
It was Tuesday, 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 Pony Time by Chubby Checker.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1961 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Rene Simard: Canadian singer and TV host.
- Eric Bachelart: Belgian racing driver.
- Rae Dawn Chong: Canadian actress.
- Wayne Smith in Albany: Washington, USA; Australasia golfer.
- Gilbert Cisneros: Gilbert and his wife Jacki, a couple from Pico Rivera, CA, won 266 Millions dollars in the Mega Millions lottery on 5 May 2010.
- Éric Bachelart: Belgian race car driver
- Rae Chong: Canadian-American actress
- Mark Latham: Australian politician
- René Simard: Canadian singer and television host
- Toshihiko Tahara: Japanese singer
- Barry McGuigan: Irish boxer who was the world's Featherweight Boxing Champ from 1985-1986, losing the title on 6/23/1986.
- Joris Vriamont: Flemish writer/music publisher, dies at age 64.
- JFK names Henry Kissinger special advisor
- US President John Kennedy names Henry Kissinger special advisor.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chubby Checker - Pony Time
- Lawrence Welk - Calcutta
- Elvis Presley - Surrender
- The Miracles - Shop Around
- The Shirelles - Dedicated To The One I Love
- The String-A-Longs - Wheels
- Marty Robbins - Don't Worry
- The Capris - There's A Moon Out Tonight
- Connie Francis - Where The Boys Are
- The Everly Brothers - Ebony Eyes
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