Friday 29 September 1961
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Julia Gillard and Stephanie Miller.
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.
Breakfast at Tiffany's, directed by Blake Edwards, 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 Straightaway.
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- Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
- England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
- Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
- French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Julia Gillard: Australian politician, Prime Minister of Australia.
- Stephanie Miller: American comedian and radio host.
- Reinhard Herbig: German archaeologist, dies at 63.
- Detectives, TV Crime Drama
- Mamum Kuzbari becomes Premier of Syria
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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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