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Number of Records Matching Query: 79
 
PATSY CLINE - CAR ACCIDENT
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 14 June 1961
Description: Patsy Cline is seriously injured after a car accident.
Summary: Patsy Cline is seriously injured after a car accident. While in the hospital, the song "I Fall to Pieces" becomes a huge country-pop crossover hit.

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1961
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 10 March 1961
Summary: BRUCE CHANNEL. "HEY BABY"

MUSIC GROUP "YES" SPLITS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 18 April 1961

JULIA GILLARD
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 29 September 1961
Description: Gillard was elected at the 1998 federal election to the House of Representatives seat of Lalor, Victoria
Summary: Julia Eileen Gillard. born 29 September 1961 is the 27th and current Prime Minister of Australia, in office since June 2010. Gillard was elected at the 1998 federal election to the House of Representatives seat of Lalor, Victoria for the Australian Labor Party.

TEMPERANCE SEVEN - NO 1UK 1961
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 April 1961
Summary: "YOUR DRIVING ME CRAZY"

THE BEATLES AT THE CAVERN
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 August 1961
Description: THE BEATLE FIRST IME
Summary: 1961 - The Beatles began their engagement as regular headliners at Liverpool's Cavern Club. They performed about 300 shows over the next two years.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1961
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 January 1961
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1961
Summary: 1961-62 1 Wagon Train NBC 2 Bonanza NBC 3 Gunsmoke CBS 4 Hazel NBC 5 Perry Mason CBS 6 The Red Skelton Show CBS 7 The Andy Griffith Show CBS 8 The Danny Thomas Show CBS 9 Dr. Kildare NBC 10 Candid Camera CBS 11 My Three Sons ABC 12 The Gary Moore Show CBS 13 Rawhide CBS 14 The Real McCoys ABC 15 Lassie CBS 16 Sing Along with Mitch NBC 17 Dennis the Menace (tie) CBS 17 Marshal Dillon (Gunsmoke reruns) (tie) CBS 19 Ben Casey ABC 20 The Ed Sullivan Show CBS

DOUGLAS HOPKINS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 11 April 1961
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

BOY GEORGE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 14 June 1961
Description: Vocalist, UK

FOREST WHITAKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 15 July 1961
Description: Actor, producer, director, USA

JANE LEEVES
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 18 April 1961
Description: Actress,Dancer, UK

EDDIE MURPHY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 3 April 1961
Description: Actor, USA

MEG RYAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 19 November 1961
Description: Actress, USA

JAMES GANDOLFINI
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 18 September 1961
Description: Actor, USA

JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 13 January 1961
Description: Actress, Comedian. USA

PERI GILPIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 27 May 1961
Description: Actress, USA

RICKY GERVAIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 25 June 1961
Description: Comedian, actor, director, producer, musician and writer.

MIKE TRAMP
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 14 January 1961
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA, Australia

DENNIS DANELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 24 June 1961
Description: Guitarist, Bassist,USA

DEBBI PETERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 22 August 1961
Description: Drummer, USA

KIP WINGER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 June 1961
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

ROB HEATON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 July 1961
Description: Drummer, UK

LEA THOMPSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 31 May 1961
Description: Actress, Dancer, USA

GRANT HART
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 18 March 1961
Description: Drummer, USA

ENYA
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 May 1961
Description: Vocalist, Ireland

RANDY JACKSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 October 1961
Description: Vocalist, USA

RAYBEEZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 27 November 1961
Description: Singer, Guitarist, USA

GEORGE CLOONEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 May 1961
Description: Actor, USA

HANK VAN SICKLE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 31 December 1961
Description: Bassist, Keyboardist, USA

BRIAN MANNIX
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 7 October 1961
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia

LEROI MOORE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 7 September 1961
Description: Saxophonist, USA

JOHNATHAN MELVOIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 6 December 1961
Description: Pianist, USA

HEATHER LOCKLEAR
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 25 September 1961
Description: Actress

MICHAEL J FOX
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 9 June 1961
Description: Actor, USA

MELISSA ETHERIDGE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 29 May 1961
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

KD LANG
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 2 November 1961
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA

ANDY TAYLOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 February 1961
Description: Guitarist, UK

MARK MCCANTEE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 July 1961
Description: Guitarist,Australia

LEIF GARRETT
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 8 November 1961
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

TOBY KEITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 July 1961
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer

IRIS DEMENT
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 5 January 1961
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

BILLY RAY CYRUS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 25 August 1961
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA

JIM MARTIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 21 July 1961
Description: Guitarist, USA

JON STEVENS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 8 October 1961
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia

MARK BEDFORD
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 August 1961
Description: Bassist, UK

JOY LYNN WHITE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 24 July 1961
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

KEITH SWEAT
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 22 July 1961
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JAY ASTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 4 May 1961
Description: Vocalist, UK

ROY HAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 August 1961
Description: Guitarist, Keyboardist, UK

NICK HEYWARD
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 May 1961
Description: Vocalist,Composer, UK

LINDA EDER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 3 February 1961
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

MARTIN KEMP
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 10 October 1961
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Actor, UK

RICK PRICE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 July 1961
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, Australia

WYNTON MARSALIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 18 October 1961
Description: Trumpeter, USA

JON FARRISS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 10 August 1961
Description: Drummer, Australia

SARA DALLIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 December 1961
Description: Vocalist, UK

PAUL GEARY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 24 July 1961
Description: Drummer - U.S.A.

VITO BRATTA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 July 1961
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

WOODY HARRELSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 23 July 1961
Description: Actor, USA

ANTHONY WARLOW
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 18 November 1961
Description: Vocalist , Actor, Australia

PAUL RAVEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 January 1961
Description: Bassist, USA

THE EDGE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 8 August 1961
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, UK

PAUL WATAKAAR-SAVOY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 6 September 1961
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Norwegian

AL CHEZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 7 July 1961
Description: Trumpeter, USA

CATHERINE OXENBERG
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 22 September 1961
Description: Actress, USA

LEO CARRILLO
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 September 1961
Description: Actor, USA

GARY COOPER
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 14 May 1961
Description: Actor, USA

CHICO MARX
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 11 October 1961
Description: Actor, Pianist, USA

CLARK GABLE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 20 March 1961
Description: Actor, USA

ART GILLHAM
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 6 June 1961
Description: Vocalist, USA

JERRY BLAKE
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 31 December 1961
Description: Saxophonist, clarinetist. USA

PERCY GRAINGER
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 20 February 1961
Description: Composer, Pianist, Australia

SCOTT LAFARO
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 July 1961
Description: Bassist, USA

GEORGE FORMBY JR
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 6 March 1961
Description: Vocalist, Composer , Ukulele, UK

STICK MCGHEE
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 15 August 1961
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JOHNNY STEIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 30 September 1961
Description: Drummer, USA

THOMAS BEECHAM
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 8 March 1961
Description: Conductor, UK

PETER DAWSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 27 September 1961
Description: Vocalist, Australia

BOOKER LITTLE
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 5 October 1961
Description: Trumpeter, USA

 
 
 
 

 
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