Tuesday 10 October 1961US date format: 10/10/1961, UK date format: 10/10/1961
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 10, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Martin Kemp and Henrik J?rgensen.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles.
In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits.
Through a Glass Darkly, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while The Age Of Reason Begins by Will and Ariel Durant was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ghost Squad.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 October 1961 ?
- Martin Kemp: British musician and actor, the bass...
- Brian Lee Diemer: Grand Rapids, Michigan -- Steeplechase...
- Henrik J?rgensen: Danish marathon runner.
- Jodi Benson: Movie Actress.
- Scott Hoffman: American drummer (38 Special).
- Henrik Jørgensen: Danish runner.
- Milk & Honey opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 543 performances
- Expansion draft to stock Houston Astros and New York Mets
- Otis M Smith appointed to Michigan Supreme Court
- A volcanic eruption on Tristan da Cunha causes the whole population to be evacuated.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
- Roy Orbison - Crying
- Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby
- Dion - Runaround Sue
- The Dovells - Bristol Stomp
- Bobby Darin - You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
- Dick and DeeDee - The Mountain's High
- Elvis Presley - Little Sister
- Hayley Mills - Let's Get Together
- Bob Moore - Mexico
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ray Charles and his Orchestra - Hit The Road Jack
- Lee Dorsey - Ya Ya
- Ike & Tina Turner - It's Gonna Work Out Fine
- Bobby Bland - Don't Cry No More
- Jimmy Reed - Bright Lights Big City
- The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
- The Chantels - Look In My Eyes
- Dion - Runaround Sue
- The Jarmels - A Little Bit Of Soap
- Baby, You're Right - James Brown And The Famous Flames
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