The 8th of November, 1961, fell on a Wednesday. Day 312 of 1961. Decade: 1960s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 8th of November, 1961:
77 people are killed when mperial Airlines Flight 201/8 crashes in Richmond, Virginia.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of November, 1961:
United States: Big Bad John - Jimmy Dean
United Kingdom: Little Sister / His Latest Flame - Elvis Presley
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 8th of November, 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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of November:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of November, 1961.
21,195 days have passed since this date.
1,831,248,000 seconds have passed since the 8th of November, 1961.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,136,456,000 times.
Since the 8th of November, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 944,923,968,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 305,208,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 157,487,328 steps. That's about 69,994 miles!
Since this date, 21,974,976 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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