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Wednesday 25 January 1961

1961-01-25

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. The Misfits, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Misfits

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift

Country: United States

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The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Kokinji Katsura

Country: United States

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101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Rod Taylor, Betty Lou Gerson, J. Pat O'Malley

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Americans

Starring: Darryl Hickman, Richard Davalos, John McIntire

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
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Facts:
  • 1st live, nationally televised presidential news conference (JFK)
  • Military coup in El Salvador.
  • Louise Suggs wins LPGA Naples Pro-Am Golf Tournament.
  • First live, nationally televised US Presidential news conference (John Kennedy).
  • In Washington, D.C. John F. Kennedy delivers the first live presidential television news conference.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7701
  • Life: Cancer surgeon
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jacqueline Kennedy -- Jan. 20, 1961

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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