Tuesday 18 July 1961
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth McGovern in Evanston and MJ Alexander.
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 The Agony And The Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 18 July 1961 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
- Elizabeth McGovern in Evanston: Illinois, USA; actress (Once Upon a Time in America).
- MJ Alexander: American author and photographer.
- Elizabeth McGovern: American actress.
- Alan Pardew: English footballer and manager.
- Pasi Rautiainen: Finnish footballer coach and manager.
- Krustyo Lafazanov: Bulgarian actor
- Kit Guard: Dies of cancer at 67.
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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
- Arthur Lyman Group - Yellow Bird
- Del Shannon - Hats Off To Larry
- Pips - Every Beat Of My Heart
- Floyd Cramer - San Antonio Rose
- Chris Kenner - I Like It Like That, Part 1
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