September 10th, 1961, fell on a Sunday. It was day 253 of 1961. The decade was the 1960s.
58 years, 11 months and 2 days have passed since September 10th, 1961.
Events that occurred on September 10th, 1961:
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 10th, 1961:
The date is September 10th, 1961 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.
In America, the song Michael by Highwaymen is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton is the number one hit song. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is currently the President of the United States.
Because it's 1961, radio stations are playing hit songs from artists such as Bert Kaempfert, Chubby Checker, Elvis Presley, Del Shannon, Bobby Lewis and Jimmy Dean. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Danny Thomas Show", "The Untouchables", "Danger Man" and "The Andy Griffith Show". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Lassie", "Captain Kangaroo", "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" and "Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Crater Critters", "Troll doll", "Astrobase" and "Ken (doll)".
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 September 10th, 1961.
U.S. President John F. Kennedy was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1961.
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.
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.
"Moon River" by Henry Mancini would go on to win a Grammy for 1961's Song of the Year.
"West Side Story" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1961.
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TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1961.
"Davey and Goliath" - "The Yogi Bear Show" - "Mister Ed" - "The Dick Tracy Show" - "King Leonardo and His Short Subjects" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "The Flintstones" - "My Three Sons" - "Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse" - "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends" - "Dennis the Menace" - "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" - "The Rifleman" - "The Huckleberry Hound Show" - "Leave It to Beaver" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"
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