Friday 22 September 1961US date format: 9/22/1961, UK date format: 22/9/1961
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 22, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Catherine Oxenberg and Bonnie Hunt.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee.
In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits.
The Hustler, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ghost Squad.
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Which were the important events of 22 September 1961 ?
- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
- Saint Jonas
- RC Saints - It has been or still is the feast day of the following saints: Saints Digna & Emerita
- In Europe and in cities throughout the world, Car Free Day.
- Mali - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
- Bulgaria - Independence Day 1908
- French Republican Calendar - Raisin (Grape) Day, first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saint Thomas of Villanueva
- Saint Sanctinus
- Saint Salaberga
- Saint Phocas
- Saint Maurice
- Saint Lolanus
- Saint Lioba
- Saint Lauto
- Autumnal equinox in the Northern hemisphere, Vernal equinox in the Southern hemisphere 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2012 (by UT).
- Catherine Oxenberg: American actress and noted family, the...
- Bonnie Hunt: American actress.
- Scott Baio
- Liam Fox: Scottish physician and politician...
- Vince Coleman: American baseball player.
- Nancy Travis: Actress.
- Michael Torke: American composer.
- Dot Richardson: Orlando, Florida -- Softball infielder...
- Marq Torien: American Rock singer (BulletBoys).
- Diane Lemieux: Canadian lawyer and activist who has...
- Marion Davies: American actress, more noted as the...
- Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) at age 42, completes the first round trip crossing swim of the English Channel in 43 hours, 10 minutes.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1961 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby
- The Highwaymen - Michael
- The Jive Five - My True Story
- Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame
- Roy Orbison - Crying
- Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) - Lonnie Donegan and His Skiffle Group
- Johnny Tillotson - Without You
- Joe Dowell - Wooden Heart
- Bobby Lewis - One Track Mind
- The Dreamlovers - When We Get Married
Top #10 R&B songs
- My True Story - The Jive Five With Joe Rene And Orchestra
- Baby, You're Right - James Brown And The Famous Flames
- Ike & Tina Turner - It's Gonna Work Out Fine
- Jimmy Reed - Bright Lights Big City
- Little Willie John - Take My Love (I Want To Give It All To You)
- Fats Domino - Let The Four Winds Blow
- Freddy King - San-Ho-Zay
- Mar-Keys - Last Night
- Nothing But Good - Hank Ballard And The Midnighters
- Bull Moose Jackson - I Love You Yes I Do
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