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Monday 4 September 1961

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cédric Klapisch and Bernard Casoni. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Michael by The Highwaymen. In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits. Yojimbo, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bozo's Circus.
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Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Eijir Tno, Tatsuya Nakadai

Country: United States

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Pit and the Pendulum

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr

Country: United States

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Come September

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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Mysterious Island

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan

Country: United States

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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Directed by: Irwin Allen

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Bozo's Circus

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

Country: United States

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Kraft Mystery Theater

Starring: Lee Patterson, Conrad Phillips, Keir Dullea, Patricia Dainton

Country: United States

Inspektor Hornleigh greift ein...

Starring: Helmut Peine, Wolfgang Forester, Horst Breitkreuz, Inge Schmidt


Starring: Tony Hancock, Hugh Lloyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Ernie Kovacs Show

Starring: Bob Lauher, Jolene Brand, Maggi Brown, Joe Mikolas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • Carol Burnette-Richard Hayes Show premieres on CBS radio
  • US authorizes Agency for International Development.

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

To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

By: Gayelord Hauser

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall: Invitation to Beauty by Gayelord Hauser

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Russia And The West Under Lenin And Stalin

By: George F. Kennan

"CONTENTS: Preface; Conflict of the Two Worlds; The Provisional Government; Brest-Litovsk; Unofficial Allied Agents; The North Russian Intervention; Collapse in the North; The Siberian Intervention; The Allies in Siberia; Russia and

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A Journey To Matecumbe

By: Robert Lewis Taylor

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS By JOSEPH PAPIN. The book is about an adventure tale set on the Mississippi River down to the Florida Keys.

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