Friday 10 February 1961
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include George Stephanopoulos and Alexander Payne.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles.
In UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Black Sunday, directed by Mario Bava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gunslinger.
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- Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
- Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
- Saint Silvanus
- Saint Charalampe
- Saint Austreberta
- Blessed Arnaud
- Blessed Hugo (d. 1164)
- Italy - National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe to commemorate Italian Istrian and Dalmatian exiliee and Foibe massacres.
- George Stephanopoulos: American political operative, he managed press coverage, speech writing, advertising, polling, research and issues during President Bill Clinton's campaign for office.
- Alexander Payne: American director and screenwriter.
- Benedikt Taschen
- Eva Pfaff: West Germany -- Tennis star.
- Tapio Korjus: Finnish champion javelin thrower, a gold medal winner at the 1988 Olympics.
- Niagara Falls hydroelectric project begins producing power.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
- Lawrence Welk - Calcutta
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- The Miracles - Shop Around
- Neil Sedaka - Calendar Girl
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Brenda Lee - Emotions
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Jackie Wilson - My Empty Arms
- The Capris - There's A Moon Out Tonight
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