This Week in History: Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 1961 is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

This Week in History is compiled each week for Local Shout by Wilmington resident Mike Hack.

This Week in History: Jan. 30 – Feb. 3, 1961

The number one movie is “The Misfits” starring Clark Gable.

The number one song is “Pony Time” by Chubby Checker.

David Hack, son of Chicago Cubs’ baseball player Stan Hack, was born and composer Adolf Vogl died.

Quote: “Yabba-dabba-doo!” said Fred Flintstone in “The Flintstones.”

-Information compiled by Mike Hack

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Mike Hack has enjoyed living in North Carolina for fourteen years and Wilmington for the past seven. Mike is a musician and videographer who enjoys crossword puzzles, Jeopardy, bus rides, long walks, and music history trivia. Mike has a vast knowledge of dates, and researching them is just one of his many passions.  Mike also has autism and is enjoying connecting with his community via Port City Daily!

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