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Wednesday 20 September 1961

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Becky Larson and Erwin Koeman. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee. In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits. Paris Blues, directed by Martin Ritt, 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 The New Steve Allen Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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The City of the Dead

Directed by: John Moxey

Starring: Patricia Jessel, Dennis Lotis, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Eijir Tno, Tatsuya Nakadai

Country: United States

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Purple Noon

Directed by: Ren Clment

Starring: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Lafort

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The New Steve Allen Show

Starring: Steve Allen, Johnny Jacobs

Country: United States

The Dick Powell Theatre

Written by: Richard Alan Simmons

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

87th Precinct

Written by: Evan Hunter

Starring: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Gregory Walcott, Norman Fell

Country: United States

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The Bullwinkle Show

Starring: June Foray, Paul Frees, William Conrad, Bill Scott

Country: United States

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Cain's Hundred

Written by: Paul Monash

Starring: Peter Mark Richman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 September 1961 ?

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Facts:
  • After 84 1 / 3 innings Bill Fischer gives up a base on balls
  • James Meredith refused access as a student in Mississippi
  • Roger Maris hits home run # 59 and barely misses # 60 in game 154 of the season. Yanks clinch pennant #26

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7735
  • Life: Fallout shelter
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J.D. Salinger -- Sep. 15, 1961

Books

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

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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