Sunday September 10, 1961

US date format: 9/10/1961, UK date format: 10/9/1961

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 10, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sedale Threatt . 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. Samson, directed by Andrzej Wajda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ghost Squad.
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Samson

Directed by: Andrzej Wajda

Starring: Serge Merlin, Alina Janowska, Elzbieta Kepinska, Jan Ciecierski

Last Year at Marienbad

Directed by: Alain Resnais

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

Country: United States of America

Accattone

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

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

Country: United States of America

Victim

Directed by: Basil Dearden

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

Country: United States of America

Mysterious Island

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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  • 75th US Womens Tennis: Darlene R Hard beats Ann Haydon Jones (63 64)

TV Series

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Ghost Squad

Directed by: Joel Souza

King of Diamonds

Starring: Broderick Crawford, Ray Hamilton

Country: United States of America

Bozo's Circus

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

Country: United States of America

Tuesday Rendezvous

Starring: George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Defenders

Written by: Reginald Rose

Starring: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed

Country: United States of America

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Books

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

Ring Of Bright Water

By: Gavin Maxwell

Hailed as a masterpiece when it was first published in 1960, the story of Gavin Maxwell’s life with otters on the remote west coast of Scotland remains one of the most

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

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,

Inside Europe Today

By: John Gunther

views of postwar Europe

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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