Tuesday 10 January 1961
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William Ayache and Janet Jones.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra.
In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits.
Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kleine Stadt - ganz groß.
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- Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
- William Ayache
- Janet Jones: American actress.
- Janet Jones in Bridgeton: Missouri, USA; actress (American Anthem, Flamingo Kid).
- Evan Handler: American actor.
- Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg: Italian-American violinist author and educator.
- Nadja Salerni-Sonnenberg in Rome: Italy; concert violinist.
- Evan Handler in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Dear Mr Wonderful).
- Dashiell Hammett: US detective writer (Thin Man), dies at 66.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome To-Night?
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- Floyd Cramer - Last Date
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
- Bobby Vee - Rubber Ball
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Johnny Horton - North To Alaska
- Ray Peterson - Corinna, Corinna
- Johnny Burnette - You're Sixteen
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