18th of August, 1961

The 18th of August, 1961, fell on a Friday. Day 230 of 1961. Decade: 1960s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of August, 1961:

  • United States: Tossin' And Turnin' - Bobby Lewis
  • United Kingdom: You Don't Know - Helen Shapiro

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 18th of August, 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 18th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 58 years, 2 months and 27 days have passed since the 18th of August, 1961.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1961.
  • Leap Year: 1961 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of August, 1961, will be 58 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of August, 1961:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of August, 1961, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1961 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of August, 1961 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 18th of August, 1961.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of August, 1961 was probably conceived around the 8th of November, 1960. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of August, 1961 is the 28th of May, 1962. (Rough Estimate).

18th of August

Events that have occurred on the 18th of August:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of August, 1961.

  • 21,271 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,837,818,000 seconds have passed since the 18th of August, 1961.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,144,121,000 times.
  • Since the 18th of August, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 948,314,088,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 306,303,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 158,052,348 steps. That's about 70,245 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,053,816 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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