Sunday February 12, 1961

US date format: 2/12/1961, UK date format: 12/2/1961

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 12, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sweet Micky and David Graeber. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles. In UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Gold of the Seven Saints, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Sermons And Soda Water by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boomerang.
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Gold of the Seven Saints

Gold of the Seven Saints

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Clint Walker, Roger Moore, Letícia Román, Robert Middleton

Country: United States of America

Hand in Hand

Hand in Hand

Directed by: Philip Leacock

Starring: Loretta Parry, Philip Needs, John Gregson, Sybil Thorndike

The Misfits

The Misfits

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

La notte

La notte

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti, Bernhard Wicki

Country: United States of America

Mein Mann, das Wirtschaftswunder

Mein Mann, das Wirtschaftswunder

Directed by: Ulrich Erfurth

Starring: Marika Rökk, Fritz Tillmann, Cornelia Froboess, Heinz Erhardt

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
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Events

  • Mickey Wright wins LPGA Saint Petersburg Golf Open.

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TV Series

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Boomerang

Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

The Avengers

The Avengers

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Directed by: Jeremiah Chechik

Starring: Patrick Macnee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Consider Your Verdict

Consider Your Verdict

Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

Gunslinger

Gunslinger

Starring: Tony Young, Preston Foster, Midge Ware, Dee Pollock

Country: United States of America

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Books

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Sermons And Soda Water by John O'Hara

Sermons And Soda Water

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by John O'Hara, 3 Volumes in One,Random Hse,book club ed, in DJ

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

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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.

Shadows On The Grass by Isak Dinesen

Shadows On The Grass

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Isak Dinesen takes up the absorbing story of her life in Kenya begun in the unforgettable Out of Africa, which she published under the name of Karen Blixen.

Mistress Of Mellyn by Victoria Holt

Mistress Of Mellyn

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Mount Mellyn stood as proud and magnificent as she had envisioned...But what bout its master--Connan TreMellyn? Was Martha Leigh's new employer as romantic as his name sounded?

The Conscience Of A Conservative by Barry Goldwater

The Conscience Of A Conservative

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2011 Reprint of 1960 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "The Conscience of a Conservative" was published by Goldwater when he


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