The 13th of March, 1961, fell on a Monday. Day 72 of 1961. Decade: 1960s.
58 years, 10 months and 12 days have passed since the 13th of March, 1961.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 13th of March, 1961:
The 1961 Kurenivka mudslide kills 145 people in Kiev, Ukraine.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 13th of March, 1961:
United States: Pony Time - Chubby Checker
United Kingdom: Are You Lonesome Tonight - 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 13th of March, 1961.
Henry Mancini - "Moon River"
"Moon River" by Henry Mancini would go on to win a Grammy for 1961's Song of the Year.
John F. Kennedy.
U.S. President John F. Kennedy was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1961.
West Side Story
"West Side Story" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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 13th of March:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 13th of March, 1961.
21,501 days have passed since this date.
1,857,686,400 seconds have passed since the 13th of March, 1961.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,167,300,800 times.
Since the 13th of March, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 958,566,182,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 309,614,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 159,761,030 steps. That's about 71,005 miles!
Since this date, 22,292,237 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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