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Born on this Day
James Pax
Stephen Shea

Birthdays for this date

Passed on Thursday, Dec 21 1961
Dick Elliott
Kenneth Hunter

Now Showing Thursday, Dec 21 1961
UK
Casino, London
This is Cinerama

Aired on Thursday, Dec 21 1961
USA
ABC
2000Donna Reed ShowA Very Bright Boy
2100My Three SonsRobbie's Band
2200UntouchablesHammerlock
NBC
2030Dr. KildareSeason to Be Jolly
2130HazelHazel's Christmas Shopping


UK Chart
Thursday, Dec 21 1961
Tower Of StrengthFrankie Vaughan1
Moon RiverDanny Williams2
Take Good Care Of My BabyBobby Vee3
Johnny WillPat Boone4
Midnight In MoscowKenny Ball & His Jazzmen5
Stranger On The ShoreMr. Acker Bilk6
My Friend The SeaPetula Clark7
Big Bad JohnJimmy Dean8
Walkin' Back To HappinessHelen Shapiro9
(Marie's The Name) His Latest FlameElvis Presley10
Little SisterElvis Presley10
So Long BabyDel Shannon11
I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)Shirley Bassey12
The Time Has ComeAdam Faith13
Toy BalloonsRuss Conway14
Let There Be DrumsSandy Nelson15
The SavageThe Shadows16
When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your HeartCliff Richard17
You're The Only Good Thing (That Happened To Me)Jim Reeves18
I Understand (Just How You Feel)The G-Clefs19
Take FiveThe Dave Brubeck Quartet20


US Chart
Monday, Dec 18 1961
The Lion Sleeps TonightThe Tokens1
Please Mr. PostmanThe Marvelettes2
Run To HimBobby Vee3
The TwistChubby Checker4
Walk On ByLeroy Van Dyke5
Goodbye Cruel WorldJames Darren6
Let There Be DrumsSandy Nelson7
Happy Birthday, Sweet SixteenNeil Sedaka8
Big Bad JohnJimmy Dean9
Peppermint Twist (Part 1)Joey Dee and the Starliters10
TonightFerrante and Teicher11
Moon RiverHenry Mancini and His Orchestra12
I Don't Know WhyLinda Scott13
When I Fall In LoveThe Lettermen14
Moon RiverJerry Butler15
When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart)Connie Francis16
Unchain My HeartRay Charles17
Can't Help Falling In LoveElvis Presley18
Fool #1Brenda Lee19
Runaround SueDion20

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