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Thursday 5 October 1961

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Shell Kepler and Véronique Geoffroy. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. King of Kings, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Agony And The Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Amigos del martes.
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Movies

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

King of Kings

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Siobhan McKenna, Hurd Hatfield

Country: United States

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Splendor in the Grass

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal

Country: United States

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Paris Blues

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

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The Hustler

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Everglades

Starring: Ron Hayes

Country: United States

Straightaway

Starring: Brian Kelly, John Ashley

Country: United States

The New Breed

Written by: Hank Searls

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Country: United States

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

Written by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Country: United States

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Ripcord

Written by: Harry Redmond Jr.

Starring: Larry Pennell, Ken Curtis, Shug Fisher

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1961 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Shell Kepler: Actress (Amy Vining- General Hospital).
  • Véronique Geoffroy: French fomer model and journalist, victim of the terrorist attack in Paris (13 November 2015), at the restaurant "La Belle Equipe" (19 victims).
  • Sharon Cheslow: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Chalk Circle).
  • Matthew Kauffman: American journalist and George Polk Award winner.
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Facts:
  • China and Nepal sign treaty

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Books

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

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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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