Thursday 16 November 1961
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Corinne Hermes and Gilles Burgat.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean.
In UK His Latest Flame / Little Sisters by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Blue Hawaii, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Russia And The West Under Lenin And Stalin by George F. Kennan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching KVN - Klub Veselikh i Nanodchivikh.
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- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Corinne Hermes: French singer.
- Gilles Burgat: French trials bike racer, who won the 1981 World Championship (becoming, at just 19, the youngest champion in history), and the Scottish Six Days Trial motorcycle competition with Italian SWM.
- Bruno Amato: Movie Actor.
- Frank Bruno: British boxer (European champ).
- Corinne Hermès: French singer.
- Chris Pitman: American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Guns N' Roses Replicants and Zaum)
- Sam Rayburn: American U.S.
- Great Britain limits immigration from Commonwealth countries
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