Sunday November 19, 1961
US date format: 11/19/1961, UK date format: 19/11/1961
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 19, 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 Meg Ryan and Meg Ryan in Bethel.
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.
The Innocents, directed by Jack Clayton, 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.
On TV people were watching The Dick Van Dyke Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 19, 1961?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
- Elvis Presley - His Latest Flame / Little Sisters
- Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness
- Cliff Richard - When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart
- John Leyton - Wild Wind
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
- Ray Charles and his Orchestra - Hit The Road Jack
- Lee Dorsey - Ya Ya
- Dion - Runaround Sue
- Ike & Tina Turner - It's Gonna Work Out Fine
- Jimmy McCracklin - Just Got To Know
- The Dovells - Bristol Stomp
- The Shirelles - Big John
- Freddy King - I'm Tore Down
- Bobby Bland - Don't Cry No More
Sport Games on November 19, 1961
- Chicago Bears - San Francisco 49ers : 31 - 41
- Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 37 - 10
- Los Angeles Rams - Green Bay Packers : 17 - 35
- Philadelphia Eagles - Cleveland Browns : 24 - 45
- Pittsburgh Steelers - New York Giants : 21 - 42
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