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Tuesday 3 October 1961

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dean Lawrence (actor) and Didier Begi. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. Splendor in the Grass, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Spanish Civil War by Hugh Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Amigos del martes.
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TV Series

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

The New Breed

Written by: Hank Searls

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Country: United States

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

Written by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Country: United States

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Ripcord

Written by: Harry Redmond Jr.

Starring: Larry Pennell, Ken Curtis, Shug Fisher

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Splendor in the Grass

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 October 1961 ?

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Facts:
  • Dick Van Dyke Show premieres on CBS-TV
  • Mr Ed premieres
  • Sail Away opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 167 performances
  • KMED (now KTVL) TV channel 10 in Medford, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting

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Books

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

The Spanish Civil War

By: Hugh Thomas

A masterpiece of the historian’s art, Hugh Thomas’s The Spanish Civil War remains the best, most engrossing narrative of one of the most emblematic and misunderstood wars of the twentieth century.

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The Making Of The President 1960

By: Theodore H. White

The greatest political story ever told—the epic clash between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, as captured in Theodore White's dramatic and groundbreaking chronicleThe Making of the President 1960 is

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Firsthand Report

By: Sherman Adams

Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First edition bound in blue cloth. About fine in dj.

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Nobody Knows My Name

By: James Baldwin

Told with Baldwin's characteristically unflinching honesty, this collection of illuminating, deeply felt essays examines topics ranging from race relations in the United States to the role of the writer in society,

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