Saturday 18 February 1961
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hironobu Kageyama and Alycia Moulton in Sacramento.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Calcutta by Lawrence Welk.
In UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Gold of the Seven Saints, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Shadows On The Grass by Isak Dinesen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gunslinger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 February 1961 ?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- Hironobu Kageyama: Japanese singer (Lazy and JAM Project).
- Alycia Moulton in Sacramento: California, USA; tennis star.
- Cosmo Wilson: American concert lighting designer.
- Douglas Rushkoff: American theorist and author.
- Henk van der Grift becomes world champion skater
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lawrence Welk - Calcutta
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
- The Miracles - Shop Around
- Neil Sedaka - Calendar Girl
- The Capris - There's A Moon Out Tonight
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Brenda Lee - Emotions
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Chubby Checker - Pony Time
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