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WhoBirthdayAge on Sunday, Apr 16 1961
Spottiswoode Aitken
04/16/1868-02/26/1933
93
Died Aged:64
Henry Stephenson
04/16/1871-04/24/1956
90
Died Aged:85
Gabrielle Fontan
04/16/1873-09/08/1959
88
Died Aged:86
Fay Holderness
04/16/1881-05/13/1963
80
Fernand René
04/16/1881-12/03/1954
80
Died Aged:73
Herbert Evans
04/16/1882-02/10/1952
79
Died Aged:69
Charles Chaplin
04/16/1889-12/25/1977
72
Paul Sloane
04/16/1893-11/15/1963
68
Ernst Ziegler
04/16/1894-04/11/1974
67
Luke Chan
04/16/1896-09/30/1983
65
Howard Negley
04/16/1898-11/07/1983
63
Michel Blanc
04/16/1952
9
Neil Neely
04/16/1902-07/24/1967
59
Alfonso Bedoya
04/16/1904-12/15/1957
57
Died Aged:53
Fifi D'Orsay
04/16/1904-12/02/1983
57
Betty Hardy
04/16/1904-07/01/1981
57
Joe Ploski
04/16/1904-05/17/1993
57
Antonio Vico
04/16/1904-03/20/1972
57
Jakob Gimpel
04/16/1906-03/12/1989
55
Martin Boddey
04/16/1907-10/24/1975
54
Lionel Grose
04/16/1908-12/??/1994
53
Ray Ventura
04/16/1908-03/29/1979
53
Roy Ashton
04/16/1909-01/10/1995
52
Douglas McPhail
04/16/1910-12/07/1944
51
Died Aged:34
Ruth Oliver
04/16/1910-10/03/1988
51
Christine McIntyre
04/16/1911-07/08/1984
50
David Langton
04/16/1912-04/25/1994
49
Catherine Scorsese
04/16/1912-01/06/1997
49
Joe Miksak
04/16/1913-07/17/2004
48
Les Tremayne
04/16/1913-12/19/2003
48
John Hodiak
04/16/1914-10/19/1955
47
Died Aged:41
Joan Alexander
04/16/1915-05/21/2009
46
Kenneth H. Wallis
04/16/1916-09/01/2013
45
William 'Billy' Benedict
04/16/1917-11/25/1999
44
Barry Nelson
04/16/1917-04/07/2007
44
Spike Milligan
04/16/1918-02/27/2002
43
Johnny Silver
04/16/1918-02/01/2003
43
Mark Allen
04/16/1920-05/21/2003
41
Knut M. Hansson
04/16/1920-12/03/1994
41
Gayle Kellogg
04/16/1921-12/13/1997
40
Peter Ustinov
04/16/1921-03/28/2004
40
Kingsley Amis
04/16/1922-10/22/1995
39
Boby Lapointe
04/16/1922-06/29/1972
39
June Carlson
04/16/1924-12/09/1996
37
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
04/16/1924-08/11/2010
37
Henry Mancini
04/16/1924-06/14/1994
37
Archer MacDonald
04/16/1925-11/04/1955
36
Died Aged:30
Joan Breslau
04/16/1926-03/02/1997
35
Edie Adams
04/16/1927-10/15/2008
34
Peter Mark Richman
04/16/1927
34
Toshizô Kudô
04/16/1928
33
Erkki Pajala
04/16/1929
32
Sacha Briquet
04/16/1930-07/06/2010
31
Francis Lax
04/16/1930-03/13/2013
31
Milo Quesada
04/16/1930-12/12/2012
31
Godfrey James
04/16/1931
30
Joan Bakewell
04/16/1933
28
Audrey Conti
04/16/1933
28
Ric Mancini
04/16/1933-05/26/2006
28
Michael Jackson
04/16/1934
27
Marcella Georgius
04/16/1935-05/16/1985
26
Al Israel
04/16/1935-03/16/2011
26
Steffi Sidney
04/16/1935-02/22/2010
26
Robert Sutton
04/16/1935-01/11/2018
26
Bobby Vinton
04/16/1935
26
Derrick Sherwin
04/16/1936
25
Harry Tagore
04/16/1936
25
Vince Hill
04/16/1937
24
George 'The Animal' Steele
04/16/1937-02/16/2017
24
Constantin Baltaretu
04/16/1938-03/09/1985
23
Dusty Springfield
04/16/1939-03/02/1999
22
Paul Cox
04/16/1940-06/19/2016
21
Rosángela Balbó
04/16/1941-11/03/2011
20
Tom Nardini
04/16/1945
16
Catherine Allégret
04/16/1946
15
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
04/16/1947
14
Gerry Rafferty
04/16/1947-01/04/2011
14
Anita Carey
04/16/1948
13
Melody Patterson
04/16/1949-08/20/2015
12
Sue Shifrin
04/16/1949
12
David Graf
04/16/1950-04/07/2001
11
Paul Lavers
04/16/1950
11
Billy West
04/16/1950
11
Jay O. Sanders
04/16/1953
8
Marshall R. Teague
04/16/1953
8
Ellen Barkin
04/16/1954
7
Utz Krause
04/16/1955-01/07/1998
6
Ricco Ross
04/16/1960
1
Hans Raith
04/16/1961
0


Aired on Sunday, Apr 16 1961
Winston Churchill: The Valiant YearsD-Day

Now Showing Sunday, Apr 16 1961
UK
Casino
Search for Paradise

Aired on Sunday, Apr 16 1961
UK
BBC
 7:30 pmSunday PlayCharley's Aunt
ITV
 7:30 pmDanger ManThe Trap
 8:00 pmSunday Night at the London PalladiumEpisode
 9:05 pmDrama 61Drama '61: The Long Distance Blue

Aired on Sunday, Apr 16 1961
USA
ABC
 6:30 pmDisneylandTexas John Slaughter: A Trip to Tucson
 6:30 pmWonderful World of DisneyTexas John Slaughter: A Trip to Tucson
 7:30 pmMaverickThe Devil's Necklace: Part 1
 9:30 pmAsphalt JungleThe Friendly Gesture
CBS
 7:00 pmLassieThe Ostrich
 7:30 pmDennis the MenaceWoodman, Spare That Tree
 9:00 pmGeneral Electric TheatreThe Joke's On Me
NBC
 8:00 pmNational VelvetGrandpa Returns

 
UK Chart
Thursday, Apr 13 1961
Wooden HeartElvis Presley1
Are You SureThe Allisons2
Ebony EyesThe Everly Brothers3
Walk Right BackThe Everly Brothers3
Theme For A DreamCliff Richard4
Lazy RiverBobby Darin5
And The Heavens CriedAnthony Newley6
My Kind Of GirlMatt Monro7
F.B.I.The Shadows8
Theme From ''Exodus''Ferrante & Teicher9
Where The Boys AreConnie Francis10
Baby RooConnie Francis10
Who Am I?Adam Faith11
This Is ItAdam Faith11
Riders In The SkyThe Ramrods12
You're Driving Me CrazyThe Temperance Seven13
Will You Love Me TomorrowThe Shirelles14
SamanthaKenny Ball & His Jazzmen15
Marry MeMike Preston16
WarpaintThe Brook Brothers17
Gee Whiz It's YouCliff Richard18
Baby Sittin' BoogieBuzz Clifford19
WheelsThe String-A-Longs20


US Chart
Monday, Apr 10 1961
Blue MoonThe Marcels1
ApacheJorgen Ingmann and His Guitar2
Dedicated To The One I LoveThe Shirelles3
RunawayDel Shannon4
On The ReboundFloyd Cramer5
But I DoClarence (Frogman) Henry6
SurrenderElvis Presley7
Don't WorryMarty Robbins8
Mother-In-LawErnie K-Doe9
Walk Right BackThe Everly Brothers10
Pony TimeChubby Checker11
Asia MinorKokomo12
Take Good Care Of HerAdam Wade13
Please Love Me ForeverCathy Jean14
Think TwiceBrook Benton15
One Mint JulepRay Charles16
Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)Carla Thomas17
Baby BlueThe Echoes18
You Can Depend On MeBrenda Lee19
A Hundred Pounds Of ClayGene McDaniels20