Sunday 29 January 1961
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Aldrete US baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics and Lucien Mollmann.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra.
In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits.
The Misfits, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Adieu, Prinzessin.
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1961 ?
- Mike Aldrete US baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics: New York Yankees).
- Lucien Mollmann: French homicide; stabbed his wife to death on 8/06/1985 at 6:00 AM in Draguignan, France.
- Mike Aldrete: American baseball player and coach.
- Petra Thümer: German swimmer and photographer.
- John F O'Ryan: American major general (Born 1874).
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Laurence Owen.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- Lawrence Welk - Calcutta
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome To-Night?
- The Miracles - Shop Around
- Neil Sedaka - Calendar Girl
- Brenda Lee - Emotions
- Bobby Vee - Rubber Ball
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