Wednesday October 04, 1961

US date format: 10/4/1961, UK date format: 4/10/1961

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 4, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Philippe Russo and Mary Ellen Stuart. 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. Through a Glass Darkly, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Inside Europe Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dick Van Dyke Show.
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Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States of America

The Hustler

The Hustler

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott

Country: United States of America

Last Year at Marienbad

Last Year at Marienbad

Directed by: Alain Resnais

Starring: Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, Sacha Pitoëff, Françoise Bertin

Country: United States of America

Victim

Victim

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls

Country: United States of America

Accattone

Accattone

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini, Paola Guidi

Country: United States of America

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

The Dick Van Dyke Show

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

Country: United States of America

Ghost Squad

Ghost Squad

Directed by: Joel Souza

MisteRogers

MisteRogers

Starring: Fred Rogers, Ernie Coombs, Joe Negri

Bozo's Circus

Bozo's Circus

Starring: Bob Bell, Roy Brown, Frazier Thomas, Marshall Brodien

Country: United States of America

King of Diamonds

King of Diamonds

Starring: Broderick Crawford, Ray Hamilton

Country: United States of America

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Inside Europe Today by John Gunther

Inside Europe Today

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views of postwar Europe

Firsthand Report by Sherman Adams

Firsthand Report

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

A Matter Of Life And Death by Virgilia Peterson

A Matter Of Life And Death

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Moderator of 1956 TV Show "The Author Meets The Critics" and well-known book reviewer. Her searching and very frank autobiography.

Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

Franny and Zooey

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The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New …

The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone

The Agony and the Ecstasy

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Irving Stone’s classic biographical novel of Michaelangelo—in which both the artist and the man are brought to life in full. A masterpiece in its own right, this novel offers a compelling portrait of Michelangelo’s dangerous, impassioned loves, and the God-driven …

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 04, 1961?

On October 04, 1961 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 04, 1961?

On October 04, 1961 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 04, 1961?

On October 04, 1961 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 04, 1961?

On October 04, 1961 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 04, 1961?

On October 04, 1961 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 04, 1961?

On October 04, 1961 several famous people were born including, Philippe Russo, David W Harper in Abilene, Mary Ellen Stuart.

Which famous people died on October 04, 1961?

Famous people died on October 04, 1961 include, Metropolitan Benjamin (Fedchenkov).

What was the number one song in October 04, 1961?

The number one song in the week of October 04, 1961 was Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee in US and Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro in UK.

What were the top hits on October 04, 1961?

The top hits on October 04, 1961 were Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee, The Mountain's High by Dick and DeeDee, Crying by Roy Orbison in US and Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro, Michael by The Highwaymen, Kon-Tiki by The Shadows in UK.


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