20th of January, 1961

The 20th of January, 1961, fell on a Friday. Day 20 of 1961. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 20th of January, 1961:

  • John F. Kennedy takes office as the 35th President of the United States


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of January, 1961:

  • United States: Wonderland By Night - Bert Kaempfert
  • United Kingdom: Poetry In Motion - Johnny Tillotson

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 20th of January, 1961.

  • John F. Kennedy.

    U.S. President John F. Kennedy was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1961.

  • 1961 in movies.

    Movies released in 1961 included West Side Story, The Guns of Navarone, El Cid, The Absent-Minded Professor, The Parent Trap, La Dolce Vita, Lover Come Back, King of Kings, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, Splendor in the Grass, Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Hustler.

  • 1961 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1961 were dominated by the likes of Elvis Presley, Bobby Lewis, Jimmy Dean, Ricky Nelson, The Marcels, Del Shannon, Bobby Vee, Ray Charles and Bert Kaempfert.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of January:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 58 years, 9 months and 27 days have passed since the 20th of January, 1961.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1961.
  • Leap Year: 1961 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of January, 1961, will be 58 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of January, 1961:

  • 9th of January, 1961: The Portland Spy Ring: A Soviet spy ring is uncovered in London.
  • 9th of February, 1961: The Beatles perform for the very first time at a nightclub called The Cavern Club.
  • 15th of February, 1961: The entire United States figure skating team is killed after their Sabena Boeing 707 crashes in Belgium.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of January, 1961, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1961 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of January, 1961 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 20th of January, 1961.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of January, 1961 was probably conceived around the 12th of April, 1960. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of January, 1961 is the 30th of October, 1961. (Rough Estimate).

20th of January

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of January, 1961.

  • 21,485 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,856,304,000 seconds have passed since the 20th of January, 1961.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,165,688,000 times.
  • Since the 20th of January, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 957,852,864,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 309,384,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 159,642,144 steps. That's about 70,952 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,275,648 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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