The Billboard Top Ten
Tossin' and Turnin' - Bobby Lewis
I Fall to Pieces - Patsy Cline
Michael - The Highwaymen
Cryin' - Roy Orbison
Runaway - Del Shannon
My True Story - The Jive Five
Pony Time - Chubby Checker
Wheels - The String-a-longs
Raindrops - Dee Clark
Wooden Heart (Muss I Denn) - Joe Dowell


"Here he is . . . the Boyfriend for Barbie the Teen-Age Fashion Model. All Barbie fans will want Ken and his smartly-tailored wardrobe . . . with miniature accessories."
- Mattel catalog

"We have as much right to complain about a capitalist imperialist regime 90 miles from our coast as he has to complain about a socialist regime 90 miles from his coast."
- Fidel Castro

"I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth."
- President John F. Kennedy before a joint session of Congress

"I see Earth. It's so beautiful."
- The first words ever spoken from space, Yuri Gagarin


Articles and Ads from 1961