Tuesday 21 February 1961US date format: 2/21/1961, UK date format: 21/2/1961
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 1961). 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.
The Canadians, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Treasure Seekers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 21 February 1961
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Which were the important events of 21 February 1961 ?
- 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...
- Ranking Roger: rock vocalist (English Beat -...
- Bertha Faye: American wrestler (d. 2001).
- Christian Gerhartsreiter: A German impostor who is currently...
- Chuck Palahniuk: Novelist.
- Rhonda Sing: Canadian wrestler (d. 2001).
- Martha Hackett: American actress.
- Christopher Atkins in Rye: New York, USA; actor (Peter - Dallas,...
- Mercury-Atlas 2 reentry test reaches 172 km.
- Gabon adopts constitution.
Birth chart on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1961 ?
Top #9 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Miracles (featuring Bill "Smokey" Robinson) - Shop Around
- Maxine Brown - All In My Mind
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow
- Chubby Checker - Pony Time
- Etta James - At Last
- Roy Hamilton - You Can Have Her
- Won't Be Long - Aretha Franklin With The Ray Bryant Combo
- Mary Wells - Bye Bye Baby
- Chuck Jackson - I Don't Want To Cry
- Jackie Wilson - The Tear Of The Year
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?