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Tuesday 10 October 1961

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

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 10, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martin Kemp and Henrik J?rgensen. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles. 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 The Age Of Reason Begins by Will and Ariel Durant was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ghost Squad.
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Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

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

Country: United States

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Splendor in the Grass

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie

Country: United States

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen

Country: United States

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Bus Stop

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field

Country: United States

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The Hustler

Directed by: Robert Rossen

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

Country: United States

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Ghost Squad

Directed by: Joel Souza

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  • Milk & Honey opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 543 performances
  • Expansion draft to stock Houston Astros and New York Mets
  • Otis M Smith appointed to Michigan Supreme Court
  • A volcanic eruption on Tristan da Cunha causes the whole population to be evacuated.

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The Age Of Reason Begins

By: Will and Ariel Durant

Examines the religious strife and scientific progress made from 1558 to 1650 in Europe

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The Winter Of Our Discontent

By: John Steinbeck

The final novel of one of America’s most beloved writers—a tale of degeneration, corruption, and spiritual crisis In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that

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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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Chairman Of The Bored

By: Edward Streeter

Stated first edition, printed in 1961 by Harper; pages clean and tight, some yellowing, 274 pages.

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