Monday February 13, 1961: on this day

About February 13th, 1961, in brief:

  • Historical events: Frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Bros Records
  • Day of the week: February 13th, 1961 was a Monday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius (in western zodiac), Ox (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Robbie Williams, Kasumi Arimura
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Calcutta by Lawrence Welk
  • #1 UK song: Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley
  • Popular movie: Reptilicus directed by Sidney W. Pink

More about February 13th, 1961? See below for more news and curiosities on February 13th, 1961.

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What day of the week was February 13, 1961?


February 13, 1961 was a Monday and it was the 44th day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 13, 1961 can also be written as 2/13/1961 in the US and as 13/2/1961 in UK and Europe.

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February 13, 1961: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on February 13, 1961:

  • Frank sinatra launches reprise label under warner bros records
  • Soviet union fires a rocket from sputnik v to venus
  • An allegedly 500,000-year-old rock is discovered near olancha, california, us, that appears to anachronistically encase a spark plug.
  • The congo government announces that villagers have killed patrice lumumba.

February 13, 1961: What were the magazines covers that day?

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February 13, 1961: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 13th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 13, 1961: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 13, 1961 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

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February 13, 1961: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on February 13, 1961 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 13, 1961 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 13, 1961 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 05:22 am and setting at 04:56 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jan 31, 1961 while the next full moon would come on Mar 02, 1961.

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Who was born on February 13, 1961?


Famous people born on February 13, 1961:

  • Henry Rollins
    Henry Rollins

    American comedian, actor, and musician (black flag).

  • Richard Tyson
    Richard Tyson

    American producer and actor.

  • Marc Crawford

    Canadian ice hockey coach and player.

  • cEvin Key

    Canadian singer-songwriter and keyboard player (skinny puppy plateau the tear gardens and hilt).

  • Michelle Bica

    American homicide: an unbalanced woman murdered her neighbor to take her child and claim it as her own on 9/27/2000.

  • Kyi Hla Han in Yangon

    Burma; australasia golfer.

  • Les Warner

    Rocker (cult - "fire woman").

  • Cevin Key

    Canadian musician (skinny puppy, subconscious communications).

  • Paul Lodge
  • Colomba Mongiello
  • Giuseppe Natali
  • Dragi Setinov
  • Oļegs Karavajevs

Whose famous birthday is on February 13th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 13th:

  • Robbie Williams
    Robbie Williams

    British singer, songwriter and entertainer.

  • Kasumi Arimura
    Kasumi Arimura

    Japanese actress known for her roles in various films and TV dramas.

  • Peter Tork
    Peter Tork

    Peter tork was an american musician and actor, best known as the keyboardist and bass guitarist of the 1960s pop group the monkees.

  • Kim Novak
    Kim Novak

    American actress who made her debut in 1954's "pushover.

  • Stockard Channing
    Stockard Channing

    Stockard channing is an american actress known for her roles in movies such as grease and the west wing.

  • Jerry Springer
    Jerry Springer

    The jerry springer show, a british-american talk show host, is a controversial, violent and confrontational television program.

  • Oliver Reed
    Oliver Reed

    British actor.

  • George Segal
    George Segal

    American stage and film actor who was nominated for an oscar in 1966 for his role as "who's afraid of virginia woolf".

  • Susan Oliver
    Susan Oliver

    American actress, one the most well-known faces on tv.

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How old is someone born on February 13, 1961?


Someone born on February 13, 1961 is:

63 years 3 months old,

or 759 months and 14 days old,

or 3302 weeks

or 23114 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 13, 1961?

There are 262 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday February 13th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 13, 1961?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on February 13, 1961.

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February 13, 1961: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on February 13, 1961:

  • Mario Labò
  • Arthur Ripley

What famous deaths happened on February 13th?

Famous deaths on February 13th:

  • David Janssen
    David Janssen

    American actor, tv and film star.

  • Martin Balsam
    Martin Balsam

    American actor on stage since 1935.

  • Lily Pons
    Lily Pons

    French-american opera singer and coloratura, who started her voice study at 21.

  • Mae Marsh
    Mae Marsh

    American actress who started in silent film and continued acting until her retirement in 1967.

  • Marian Nixon
    Marian Nixon

    Actress dr bull, swepstakes, dies from cancer at 78.

  • Richard Wagner

    German poet and composer who was controversially fascinating and a genius in the european artistic scene.

  • Mariano José de Larra

    A prominent Spanish writer and journalist of the Romantic period, known for his satirical articles criticizing Spanish society.

  • Raphael Sabatini

    Raphael Sabatini was an Italian-English writer known for his historical adventure novels, including 'Scaramouche' and 'Captain Blood'.

  • Ramal Lal

    Renowned Indian author known for his literary works in Hindi.

  • Antonin Scalia

    American jurist and the first italian-american supreme court justice, scalia was appointed by president reagan to replace retiring supreme...

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February 13, 1961: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Observances on February 13, 1961:

  • World Radio Day
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February 13, 1961: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 13, 1961 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week February 13th and February 19th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


February 13, 1961: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 13, 1961 was Calcutta by Lawrence Welk, according to the music chart for the week February 13th and February 19th.

February 13, 1961: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on February 13, 1961 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 13th and February 19th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Calcutta
  2. - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
  3. - Shop Around
  4. - Calendar Girl
  5. - Exodus

February 13, 1961: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on February 13, 1961 was Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley, according to the music chart for the week February 13th and February 19th.

February 13, 1961: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on February 13, 1961 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 13th and February 19th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Are You Lonesome Tonight?
  2. - Sailor
  3. - You're Sixteen
  4. - Pepe
  5. - Walk Right Back / Ebony Eyes

February 13, 1961: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on February 13, 1961 was Shop Around by The Miracles (featuring Bill "Smokey" Robinson), according to the R&B music chart for the week February 13th and February 19th.

February 13, 1961: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on February 13, 1961 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week February 13th and February 19th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Shop Around
  2. - Will You Love Me Tomorrow
  3. - All In My Mind
  4. - At Last
  5. - Angel Baby

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February 13, 1961: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 13, 1961 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Reptilicus

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Sidney W. Pink

Starring: Bent Mejding, Asbjørn Andersen, Povl Wøldike, Ann Smyrner

Country: United States of America

The Canadians

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: Robert Ryan, John Dehner, Torin Thatcher, Burt Metcalfe

Gold of the Seven Saints

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Clint Walker, Roger Moore, Letícia Román, Robert Middleton

Country: United States of America

Mother Joan of the Angels

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Jerzy Kawalerowicz

Starring: Lucyna Winnicka, Mieczyslaw Voit, Anna Ciepielewska, Maria Chwalibóg

Hand in Hand

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Philip Leacock

Starring: Loretta Parry, Philip Needs, John Gregson, Sybil Thorndike

February 13, 1961: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 13, 1961 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

The Treasure Seekers

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Juliet May

Happily Ever After

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Yvan Attal

Boomerang

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

An Enemy of the People

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Cover Girl

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Charles Vidor

February 13, 1961: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on February 13, 1961 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Skyline by Gene Fowler

Skyline

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Hardback book with dust jacket entitled SKYLINE by Gene Fowler.

The Waste Makers by Vance Packard

The Waste Makers

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The Waste Makers is Vance Packard’s 1960 pioneering work about how rapid growth can lead to "the systematic attempt by business to make us wasteful and debt-ridden, permanently unhappy individuals."

Mistress Of Mellyn by Victoria Holt

Mistress Of Mellyn

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Mount Mellyn was as proud and majestic as she imagined...But what about its master, Connan TreMellyn. Martha Leigh's new employer was as charming as his name implied?

The Last Of The Just by Andre Schwarz-Bart

The Last Of The Just

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Andre Schwarz-Bart's The Last of the Just was published in 16 languages and won the prestigious Prix Goncourt. It is widely considered the greatest Holocaust novel.

Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis

Folk Medicine

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Folk Medicine is an indispensable book for anyone suffering from this debilitating disease. The best-selling author of Folk Medicine concentrates his remarkable talents on providing effective and natural remedies.

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Who was the US President on February 13, 1961?

On February 13, 1961 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 13, 1961?

On February 13, 1961 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 13, 1961?

On February 13, 1961 the Pope was John XXIII.

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What is special about February 13th?

February 13th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 13th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 13th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 khash-zahedan suicide attack: a suicide bombing attack in southeastern iran kills at least 27 iranian revolutionary guards. jaish ul-adl militants claim responsibility for the attack.
  • 2018 - United airlines flight 1175, which was flying to honolulu, from san francisco, lands safely at honolulu international airport in hawaii after pilots request an emergency landing due to a lost engine cowling.
  • 2017 - War in north-west pakistan: 2017 lahore suicide attack: a bomb exploded at a lahore protest rally, punjab. at least 13 people were killed, including six police officers. jamaat-ul-ahrar, a pakistani taliban splinter organization claims responsibility.

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What happened in 1961?

1961 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Houston Oilers beat LA Chargers 24-16 in AFL championship game
  • Russia introduces a new ruble worth $1.11
  • Supremes signed with Motown Records

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What was the calendar for February 1961?

February 1961 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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