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Monday 5 June 1961

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ramesh Krishnan and Teri Nunn. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Running Scared by Roy Orbison. In UK Surrender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Parent Trap, directed by David Swift, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Agony And The Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Inspektor Hornleigh greift ein....
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TV Series

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

Hancock

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

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Parent Trap

Directed by: David Swift

Starring: Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith

Country: United States

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When the Clock Strikes

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: James Brown, Merry Anders, Henry Corden

Country: United States

Elevator to the Gallows

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly

Country: United States

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The Last Sunset

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States

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A Raisin in the Sun

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 June 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Feast of Saint Boniface.
  • Seychelles - Liberation Day.
  • National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
  • World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ramesh Krishnan: India -- Tennis star.
  • Teri Nunn: California, United States -- Rock vocalist (Berlin-You Take my Breathe Away).
  • Mary Kay Bergman: American voice actress (d. 1999).
  • Ulla Janascheck: German astrologer and author, a collaborator of Hans-Hinrich Taeger for many years, working on the Taeger Archives.
  • Anke Behmer: German heptathlete.
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Magazine Covers

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  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7720
  • Life: Fidel Castro
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gov. John Patterson -- June 2, 1961

Books

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

Taken At The Flood

By: John Gunther

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

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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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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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