Sunday 16 July 1961
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis.
In UK Runaway by Del Shannon was in the top 5 hits.
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, directed by Irwin Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while A Nation Of Sheep by William J. Lederer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1961 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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- [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries: Actress (English Prof), dies at 88.
- Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Tippecanoe Golf Open
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Lewis - Tossin' And Turnin'
- Brook Benton - The Boll Weevil Song
- Gary U.S. Bonds - Quarter To Three
- Dee Clark - Raindrops
- Adam Wade - The Writing On The Wall
- Pips - Every Beat Of My Heart
- Pat Boone - Moody River
- Arthur Lyman Group - Yellow Bird
- Del Shannon - Hats Off To Larry
- Paul Anka - Dance On Little Girl
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