Sunday March 12, 1961

US date format: 3/12/1961, UK date format: 12/3/1961
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 12, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Titus Welliver and Joseph Facal. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Pony Time by Chubby Checker. In UK Walk Right Back / Ebony Eyes by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Operation Eichmann, directed by R.G. Springsteen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Dr. Tom Dooley'S Three Great Books by Dr. Tom Dooley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Treasure Seekers.
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Operation Eichmann

Operation Eichmann

Directed by: R.G. Springsteen

Starring: Werner Klemperer, Ruta Lee, Donald Buka, Barbara Turner

The Canadians

The Canadians

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: Robert Ryan, John Dehner, Torin Thatcher, Burt Metcalfe

Reptilicus

Reptilicus

Directed by: Sidney W. Pink

Starring: Bent Mejding, Asbjørn Andersen, Povl Wøldike, Ann Smyrner

Country: United States of America

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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Events

  • Mickey Wright wins LPGA Miami Golf Open.

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The Treasure Seekers

The Treasure Seekers

Directed by: Juliet May

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

Hotel Victoria

Hotel Victoria

Starring: Vico Torriani

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Dr. Tom Dooley'S Three Great Books by Dr. Tom Dooley

Dr. Tom Dooley'S Three Great Books

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Dr. Tom Dooley's Three Great Books, 1960. Compilation - 3 novels in one book: Deliver Us From Evil, The Edge of Tomorrow, & The Night They Burned the Mountain.

Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

The Chess Players by Frances Parkinson Keyes

The Chess Players

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The Chess Players is a historical novel based on the life of Paul Morphy, who is considered to have been the first world chess champion and possibly the strongest chess player

Pomp And Circumstance by Noel Coward

Pomp And Circumstance

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Author's first novel, a comedy filled with preposterous dialogue and ridiculous situations. A wonderfully witty story about manners and mores on a tropical island.

Presidential Power by Richard E. Neustadt

Presidential Power

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Thirty years ago Richard Neustadt published "Presidential Power", which became a widely studied book on the theory and practice of presidential leadership.


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