Sunday June 18, 1961
US date format: 6/18/1961, UK date format: 18/6/1961
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 18, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Alison Moyet and Laurent Grévill.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Travelin' Man by Ricky Nelson.
In UK Surrender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
The Colossus of Rhodes, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Whispering Smith.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 18, 1961?
- Seychelles - National Day.
- Brazil - Chemist's Day.
- Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
- Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
- CBS radio cancels Gunsmoke
- KBMT TV channel 12 in Beaumont, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
- Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 18, 1961?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 18If June 18, 1961 is your birthday you're 59 years, 1 month, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 11 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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