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Friday 3 February 1961

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Keith Gordon in New York City and Linda Eder. In that special week of February 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 Mistress Of Mellyn by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gunslinger.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Gunslinger

Starring: Tony Young, Preston Foster, Midge Ware, Dee Pollock

Country: United States

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The Americans

Starring: Darryl Hickman, Richard Davalos, John McIntire

Country: United States

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The Porter Wagoner Show

Starring: Porter Wagoner, Speck Rhodes, Mack Magaha, Don Howser

Country: United States

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Survival

Starring: Aubrey Buxton, Duncan Carse, Rolf Harris, Patrick Allen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Biography

Starring: Mike Wallace

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 February 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
  • Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
  • United States - Four Chaplains Day.
  • Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
  • Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
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Facts:
  • 6th largest snowfall in NYC history (17.4 (44.2cm))
  • The United States Air Forces begins Operation Looking Glass, and over the next 30 years, a ''Doomsday Plane'' is always in the air, with the capability of taking direct control of the United States' bombers and missiles in the event of the destruction of the SAC's command post.
  • A protest by agricultural workers in Baixa de Cassanje, Portuguese Angola, turns into a revolt, opening the Angolan War of Independence, the first of the Portuguese Colonial Wars.
  • China buys grain from Canada for $60 million.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Queen Elizabeth II in India
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John McKone, Bruce Olmstead -- Feb. 3, 1961
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Books

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

Mistress Of Mellyn

By: Victoria Holt

Mount Mellyn stood as proud and magnificent as she had envisioned...But what bout its master--Connan TreMellyn? Was Martha Leigh's new employer as romantic as his name sounded?

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The American Heritage Picture History Of The Civil War

By: Bruce Catton

The Epic Struggle of the Blue and Gray by the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Bruce Catton. Here is the true look of the war with 836 pictures including many in color that

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The Lovely Ambition

By: Mary Ellen Chase

“Readers who have come to expect Miss Chase to provide stunning evocations of time and place, particularly of nineteenth-century Maine, will not be disappointed by The Lovely Ambition.”

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The Snake Has All The Lines

By: Jean Kerr

Hilarious essays on family and theatrical life.

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