Saturday 28 January 1961US date format: 1/28/1961, UK date format: 28/1/1961
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 28, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arnaldur Indridason and Mike Holoway.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra.
In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits.
The Misfits, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961
while The Last Of The Just by Andre Schwarz-Bart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Boomerang.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 28 January 1961
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Which were the important events of 28 January 1961 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- Arnaldur Indridason: Icelandic writer.
- Mike Holoway
- Rosemary Mahoney: Writer.
- Luann L Lee: Santa Monica, California -- Playmate...
- Arnaldur Indriðason: Icelandic author.
- Normand Rochefort: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Republic of Rwanda proclaimed.
Birth chart on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1961 ?
Top #11 songs in the USA
- Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra - Wonderland By Night
- Ferrante and Teicher - Exodus
- Lawrence Welk - Calcutta
- Will You Love Me Tomorrow? - The Shirelles
- Rosie - Angel Baby
- Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome To-Night?
- The Miracles - Shop Around
- Brenda Lee - Emotions
- Neil Sedaka - Calendar Girl
- Bobby Vee - Rubber Ball
- Ray Peterson - Corinna, Corinna
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Miracles (featuring Bill "Smokey" Robinson) - Shop Around
- The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow
- Jerry Butler - He Will Break Your Heart
- The Hoochi Coochi Coo - Hank Ballard And The Midnighters
- Ike & Tina Turner - I Idolize You
- James Booker - Gonzo
- Floyd Cramer - Last Date
- Fats Domino - My Girl Josephine
- Brook Benton - Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)
- Bobby Bland - Cry Cry Cry
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