Thursday 5 October 1961
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Shell Kepler and Véronique Geoffroy.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee.
In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits.
King of Kings, directed by Nicholas Ray, 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 Amigos del martes.
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1961 ?
- Shell Kepler: Actress (Amy Vining- General Hospital).
- Véronique Geoffroy: French fomer model and journalist, victim of the terrorist attack in Paris (13 November 2015), at the restaurant "La Belle Equipe" (19 victims).
- Sharon Cheslow: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Chalk Circle).
- Matthew Kauffman: American journalist and George Polk Award winner.
- China and Nepal sign treaty
Breakfast At Tiffany’s is Released - October 5th, 1961
October 5th, 1961, a fashion icon was born. This was the release date for the mega romantic comedy hit, Breakfast at Tiffany’s starring Audrey Hepburn. The movie embodies what was classic 60’s Hollywood. It had romantic drama, beautiful classy costumes, and a star-studded cast. While Audrey was no rookie to acting, this was her breakout role and one of her most notable pieces of work. Her classic little black dress, pearls, up-do, and cigarette wand are still a classic iconic look for women looking for a bit of classy inspiration
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby
- Dick and DeeDee - The Mountain's High
- Roy Orbison - Crying
- Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
- Elvis Presley - Little Sister
- The Highwaymen - Michael
- Bob Moore - Mexico
- Bobby Darin - You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
- Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) - Lonnie Donegan and His Skiffle Group
- The Dovells - Bristol Stomp
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