It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis.
In UK Runaway by Del Shannon was in the top 5 hits.
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, directed by Irwin Allen, 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.But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Directed by: Irwin Allen
Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden
Country: United States
Directed by: Luchino Visconti
Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Starring: David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn
Directed by: David Swift
Starring: Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith
Directed by: Edward L. Cahn
Starring: James Brown, Merry Anders, Henry Corden
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Starring: Lee Patterson, Conrad Phillips, Keir Dullea, Patricia Dainton
Starring: Tony Hancock, Hugh Lloyd
Country: United Kingdom
Starring: Bob Lauher, Jolene Brand, Maggi Brown, Joe Mikolas
Starring: Jack Warden, Arch Johnson, William Smith
Starring: Brian Matthew, Janice Nicholls
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By: Irving Stone
Celebrating the 500th anniversary of Michelangelo’s David, New American Library releases a special edition of Irving Stone’s classic biographical novel—in which both the artist and the man are brought to life in full.
By: J.D. Salinger
The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New ...
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.
By: Leon Uris
It was a time of crisis, a time of tragedy--and a time of transcendent courage and determination. Leon Uris's blazing novel is set in the midst of the ghetto uprising that defied Nazi tyranny, as the Jews of Warsaw boldly ...
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