Saturday 2 December 1961
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Claudio Lorimer and Richard Quinn.
In that special week of December 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 Inside Europe Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Komische Geschichten mit Georg Thomalla.
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- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Claudio Lorimer: Italian actor, best known as "Johnny" in the Italian TV series, "I ragazzi del muretto".
- Richard Quinn: Scottish jockey who joined Henry Cecil in Newmarket (2000-2004).
- Alex Garcia: Boxer.
- Wind Bell, journal of SF Zen Center, begins publishing
- In a nationally broadcast speech, Cuban leader Fidel Castro declares that he is a Marxist-Leninist and that Cuba is going to adopt Communism.
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