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WhoBirthdayAge on Wednesday, Feb 1 1961
Eddie Polo
02/01/1875-06/14/1961
86
Herbert Heywood
02/01/1881-09/15/1964
80
Grover Ligon
02/01/1885-03/03/1965
76
Henry Hallatt
02/01/1888-07/24/1952
73
Died Aged:64
Émile Drain
02/01/1890-11/22/1966
71
Kathleen Boutall
02/01/1892-05/29/1985
69
Kewpie Morgan
02/01/1892-09/24/1956
69
Died Aged:64
John Ford
02/01/1894-08/31/1973
67
'Little Billy' Rhodes
02/01/1895-07/24/1967
66
George Pal
02/01/1908-05/02/1980
53
Joan Young
02/01/1900-10/09/1984
61
Clark Gable
02/01/1901-11/16/1960
60
Died Aged:59
Franciska Gaal
02/01/1904-02/01/1973
57
Joe 'Tricky Sam' Nanton
02/01/1904-07/20/1946
57
Died Aged:42
Cesare Fantoni
02/01/1905-01/15/1963
56
Helen Chandler
02/01/1906-04/30/1965
55
Gene Sheldon
02/01/1908-05/01/1982
53
Betty Lawford
02/01/1912-11/20/1960
49
Died Aged:48
Clete Roberts
02/01/1912-09/30/1984
49
Art Balinger
02/01/1915-06/10/2011
46
Alicia Rhett
02/01/1915-01/03/2014
46
Pierre Dudan
02/01/1916-02/04/1984
45
Bruce Gordon
02/01/1916-01/20/2011
45
Rosalyn Boulter
02/01/1917-03/06/1997
44
Charles S. Dubin
02/01/1919-09/05/2011
42
Charles S. Dubin
02/01/1919-09/05/2011
42
Andrea King
02/01/1919-04/22/2003
42
Peter Sallis
02/01/1921-06/02/2017
40
Frank Duncan
02/01/1923-02/06/1995
38
Piero Lulli
02/01/1923-06/23/1991
38
Olwen Griffiths
02/01/1924-11/11/1995
37
Byron Chudnow
02/01/1926
35
Nancy Gates
02/01/1926
35
Richard Pescud
02/01/1928-04/05/2003
33
Robert Rowland
02/01/1928-08/20/2010
33
Stuart Whitman
02/01/1928
33
Jennifer Wright
02/01/1931
30
Paul Carr
02/01/1934-02/17/2006
27
Rik Colitti
02/01/1934-01/30/2010
27
Garrett Morris
02/01/1937
24
Sherman Hemsley
02/01/1938-07/24/2012
23
Claude François
02/01/1939-03/11/1978
22
Bibi Besch
02/01/1940-09/07/1996
21
Rona Newton-John
02/01/1941-05/24/2013
20
Terry Jones
02/01/1942
19
Rosemarie Frankland
02/01/1943-12/02/2000
18
Enrique Guzmán
02/01/1943
18
Linda Gaye Scott
02/01/1943
18
Leo Burmester
02/01/1944-06/28/2007
17
Don Amendolia
02/01/1945
16
Pascal Bonitzer
02/01/1946
15
Bart Braverman
02/01/1946
15
Elisabeth Sladen
02/01/1946-04/19/2011
15
Rick James
02/01/1948-08/06/2004
13
John Bowe
02/01/1950
11
Sue Bugden
02/01/1950
11
Bill Mumy
02/01/1954
7
E. Lamont Johnson
02/01/1955-02/14/1984
6
Maria Rosaria Riuzzi
02/01/1957
4
Tony Kai Fai Leung
02/01/1958
3
Ramy Zada
02/01/1958
3
Barbara Auer
02/01/1959
2
Richard Steinmetz
02/01/1959
2
Mark Dodson
02/01/1960
1

Passed on Wednesday, Feb 1 1961
J. Leslie Frith
J.H. Roberts

Released on Wednesday, Feb 1 1961
Arrêtez les tambours (1961)CinemaFrance
Arrêtez les tambours (1961)CinemaFrance
Five Golden Hours (1961)CinemaUSA
Frontier Uprising (1961)CinemaUSA

Aired on Wednesday, Feb 1 1961
BandstandEpisode #4.107
SurvivalWild Life in London
Hong KongDouble Jeopardy

Now Showing Wednesday, Feb 1 1961
UK
Casino
South Seas Adventure
Leicester Square Theatre
Midnight Lace

Aired on Wednesday, Feb 1 1961
UK
BBC
 8:30 pmSome of SykesSykes and a Marriage
ITV
 9:35 pmSurvivalThe London Scene

Aired on Wednesday, Feb 1 1961
USA
ABC
 9:00 pmHawaiian EyeThe Manabi Figurine
10:00 pmNaked CityA Hole in the City
CBS
 8:30 pmWanted: Dead or AliveHero in the Dust
NBC
 7:30 pmWagon TrainThe Prairie Story

 
UK Chart
Thursday, Jan 26 1961
Are You Lonesome Tonight?Elvis Presley1
Poetry In MotionJohnny Tillotson2
Portrait Of My LoveMatt Monro3
Counting TeardropsEmile Ford & The Checkmates4
PepeDuane Eddy5
I Love YouCliff Richard6
PerfidiaThe Ventures7
Save The Last Dance For MeThe Drifters8
Buona SeraMr. Acker Bilk9
You're SixteenJohnny Burnette10
It's Now Or NeverElvis Presley11
SwayBobby Rydell12
Like StrangersThe Everly Brothers13
StayMaurice Williams & The Zodiacs14
Many Tears AgoConnie Francis15
Rubber BallMarty Wilde16
Little GirlMarty Wilde17
SailorPetula Clark18
A Scottish Soldier (Green Hills Of Tyrol)Andy Stewart19
Goodness Gracious Me!Peter Sellers & Sophia Loren20


US Chart
Monday, Jan 30 1961
Will You Love Me Tomorrow?The Shirelles1
CalcuttaLawrence Welk2
ExodusFerrante and Teicher3
Wonderland By NightBert Kaempfert & His Orchestra4
Shop AroundThe Miracles5
Angel BabyRosie6
Calendar GirlNeil Sedaka7
EmotionsBrenda Lee8
Rubber BallBobby Vee9
Are You Lonesome To-Night?Elvis Presley10
Corinna, CorinnaRay Peterson11
Once In AwhileThe Chimes12
North To AlaskaJohnny Horton13
Last DateFloyd Cramer14
My Empty ArmsJackie Wilson15
Wings Of A DoveFerlin Husky16
I Count The TearsThe Drifters17
A Thousand StarsKathy Young18
Sailor (Your Home Is The Sea)Lolita19
PepeDuane Eddy20