Tuesday 2 May 1961US date format: 5/2/1961, UK date format: 2/5/1961
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 2, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Howard (The Blow Monkeys) and Lisa Gansky.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Runaway by Del Shannon.
In UK Blue Moon by The Marcels was in the top 5 hits.
Double Bunk, directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Whispering Smith.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 May 1961
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- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Robert Howard (The Blow Monkeys)
- Lisa Gansky: Businesswoman.
- Peter Doohan: in Australia; tennis star.
- Doctor Robert: [Bruce R Howard]; rocker (Blow Monkeys -...
- Stephen Daldry: English film director.
- Matt Cartwright: Politician.
- Steve James: English snooker player.
- Sophie Thibault: Canadian journalist.
- Phil Vickery: English chef and author.
- Bruce Howard: Scottish musician and band leader of...
Birth chart on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Del Shannon - Runaway
- Ernie K-Doe - Mother-In-Law
- Linda Scott - I've Told Every Little Star
- Gene McDaniels - A Hundred Pounds Of Clay
- The Marcels - Blue Moon
- Clarence Frogman Henry - But I Do
- Adam Wade - Take Good Care Of Her
- Ray Charles - One Mint Julep
- Brenda Lee - You Can Depend On Me
- Floyd Cramer - On The Rebound
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