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Thursday 5 January 1961

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Curt Bader in Bloomfield and Frédéric Taddeï. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Funkstreife Isar 12.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Where the Boys Are

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux

Country: United States

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Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova

Country: United States

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The Grass Is Greener

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Flaming Star

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Steve Forrest

Country: United States

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Cinderfella

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Westinghouse Playhouse

Written by: Ranald MacDougall

Starring: Nanette Fabray, Wendell Corey, Bobby Diamond, Jacklyn O'Donnell

Country: United States

The Porter Wagoner Show

Starring: Porter Wagoner, Speck Rhodes, Mack Magaha, Don Howser

Country: United States

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Biography

Starring: Mike Wallace

Country: United States

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It's Academic

Starring: Katie Buenneke, Mac McGarry, Asher Morse

Country: United States

Pip the Piper

Starring: Jack Spear, Phyllis Spear, Lucian Kaminsky

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 January 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US breaks diplomatic relations with Cuba.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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The Dean'S Watch

By: Elizabeth Goudge

A compelling saga of an unlikely friendship threaded together by redemption and graceThe setting is a remote mid-nineteenth-century town in England and its grand cathedral. The cathedral Dean, Adam Ayscough, holds a deep love for his parishioners and townspeople, but ...

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To Kill A Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatredOne of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated ...

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Decision At Delphi

By: Helen MacInnes

Just another routine overseas assignment. That's what successful young New York architect Ken Strang thought when a national travel magazine sent him to Europe to sketch Greek ruins.What

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