October 3rd, 1961, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 276 of 1961. The decade was the 1960s.
58 years, 10 months and 11 days have passed since October 3rd, 1961.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 3rd, 1961:
The date is October 3rd, 1961 and it's a Tuesday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear.
In America, the song Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Kon-Tiki by Shadows 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 "Have Gun - Will Travel", "77 Sunset Strip", "The Untouchables" and "Danger Man". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dennis the Menace", "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends", "The Dick Tracy Show" and "The Yogi Bear Show".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Crater Critters", "Astrobase", "Etch A Sketch" 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 October 3rd, 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.
"Top Cat" - "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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