30th of October, 1961

The 30th of October, 1961, fell on a Monday. Day 303 of 1961. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 30th of October, 1961:

  • Tsar Bomba: The Soviet Union detonates a 58-megaton hydrogen bomb over Novaya Zemlya.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 30th of October, 1961:

  • United States: Runaround Sue - Dion
  • United Kingdom: Walkin' Back To Happiness - 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 30th of October, 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 30th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 58 years, 1 months and 6 days have passed since the 30th of October, 1961.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 of 1961.
  • Leap Year: 1961 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 30th of October, 1961, will be 58 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 30th of October, 1961:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 30th of October, 1961, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1961 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 30th of October, 1961 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 30th of October:

  • October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 30th of October, 1961.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 30th of October, 1961 was probably conceived around the 20th of January, 1961. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 30th of October, 1961 is the 9th of August, 1962. (Rough Estimate).

30th of October

Events that have occurred on the 30th of October:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 30th of October, 1961.

  • 21,221 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,833,494,400 seconds have passed since the 30th of October, 1961.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,139,076,800 times.
  • Since the 30th of October, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 946,083,110,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 305,582,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 157,680,518 steps. That's about 70,080 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,001,933 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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