Tuesday 4 April 1961
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christophe de Cène and René van der Gijp.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Blue Moon by The Marcels.
In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Pomp And Circumstance by Noel Coward was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Viendo a Biondi.
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- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Christophe de Cène
- René van der Gijp
- Naoko Matsui
- Hildi Santo-Tomas: American interior decorator.
- Matt Cole: Stratford, Ontario -- Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Space Coast).
- Christophe Cène: French astrologer, he was the chief editor of the periodical "Astrologie Pratique".
- Tom Byron: American porn actor and director.
- Simion Stoilow: Romanian mathematician (Born 1873).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Marcels - Blue Moon
- Jorgen Ingmann and His Guitar - Apache
- Elvis Presley - Surrender
- Chubby Checker - Pony Time
- The Shirelles - Dedicated To The One I Love
- Marty Robbins - Don't Worry
- Floyd Cramer - On The Rebound
- The Everly Brothers - Walk Right Back
- Del Shannon - Runaway
- Clarence Frogman Henry - But I Do
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