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Friday 7 April 1961

1961-04-07

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Blue Moon by The Marcels. In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Last Of The Just by Andre Schwarz-Bart was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts

Country: United States

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One-Eyed Jacks

Directed by: Marlon Brando

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Pina Pellicer

Country: United States

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Ice Cold in Alex

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: John Mills, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms

Country: United States

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The AbsentMinded Professor

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States

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L'avventura

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari

Country: United States

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TV Series

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The Asphalt Jungle

Starring: Jack Warden, Arch Johnson, William Smith

Country: United States

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The Pursuers

Starring: Louis Hayward

Country: United Kingdom

Thank Your Lucky Stars

Starring: Brian Matthew, Janice Nicholls

Country: United Kingdom

'Way Out

Starring: Roald Dahl

Country: United States

Tales of Mystery

Starring: John Laurie

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 April 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
  • Mozambique - Women's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pascal Olmeta: French football/soccer goalkeeper, who played for Olympique de Marseille and Olympique Lyonnais in the 1990s.
  • Axel Bauer: French pop singer, son of radio speaker and jazzman Franck Bauer.
  • Daniela Garnero: Italian politician, a Member of Parliament.
  • Thurl Bailey: American basketball player and actor.
  • Brigitte van der Burg: Tanzanian-Dutch geographer and politician.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1961?

  • Life: Ocean fishing
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert S. McNamara -- Apr. 7, 1961
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7711

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

The #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winnerAllen Drury’s Advise and Consent is one of the high points of 20th Century literature, a seminal work of political fiction—as relevant today as when it was first published.

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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

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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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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