Tuesday 21 February 1961
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christopher Atkins and Ranking Roger.
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 The American Heritage Picture History Of The Civil War by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zu viele Köche.
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- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Christopher Atkins: American actor producer and screenwriter.
- Ranking Roger: rock vocalist (English Beat - "Drowning").
- Christian Gerhartsreiter: A German impostor who is currently serving a sentence of 27 years to life in the United States for murder.
- Martha Hackett: American actress.
- Rhonda Sing: Canadian wrestler (d. 2001).
- Bertha Faye: American wrestler (d. 2001).
- Christopher Atkins in Rye: New York, USA; actor (Peter - Dallas, Blue Lagoon).
- Mercury-Atlas 2 reentry test reaches 172 km.
- Gabon adopts constitution.
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