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Saturday 1 April 1961

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Runyon and Jim Jeffcoat. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Surrender by Elvis Presley. In UK Walk Right Back / Ebony Eyes by The Everly Brothers 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. On TV people were watching Viendo a Biondi.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Thank Your Lucky Stars

Starring: Brian Matthew, Janice Nicholls

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

'Way Out

Starring: Roald Dahl

Country: United States

Tales of Mystery

Starring: John Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 April 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jennifer Runyon: Actress (Cindy-A Very Brady Christmas).
  • Jim Jeffcoat: NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills).
  • Florence Bouhier: French novelist, who died on 7 May 2004 in Paris.
  • Susan Boyle: Scottish singer who rose to fame on a British talent show.
  • Bruno Dellinger: French businessman (manager of a consulting society working in one of the twin towers), he survived after the WTC Attack on 11 September 2001 and published: "World Trade Center 47th floor".
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Facts:
  • Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye

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Books

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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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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Taken At The Flood

By: John Gunther

Taken at the Flood; The Story of Albert D. Lasker

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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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