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Tuesday 31 January 1961

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Barker and Fatou Bensouda. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. Breathless, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Adieu, Prinzessin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Breathless

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger

Country: United States

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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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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 31 January 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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Facts:
  • Ham is 1st primate in space (158 miles) aboard Mercury / Redstone 2
  • Houston voters approve bond to finance luxury domed stadium
  • USAF launches Samos spy satellite to replace U-2 flights
  • Kanhai completes twin tons (117 and 115) versus Australia at Adelaide.
  • David Ben-Gurion resigns as premier of Israel.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7702
  • Life: John F Kennedy inauguration
  • Time: President John F. Kennedy taking the Oath fice during his Inauguration; (front L-R) Chief Justice

Books

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

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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