Sunday November 12, 1961

US date format: 11/12/1961, UK date format: 12/11/1961

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Nadia Comaneci and Greg Gagne. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean. In UK His Latest Flame / Little Sisters by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Flower Drum Song, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Edge Of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dick Van Dyke Show.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
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Movies

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Flower Drum Song

Flower Drum Song

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Jack Soo

Country: United States of America

Bachelor in Paradise

Bachelor in Paradise

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Bob Hope, Lana Turner, Janis Paige, Jim Hutton

El Cid

El Cid

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Geneviève Page

Country: United States of America

The Giant of Metropolis

The Giant of Metropolis

Directed by: Umberto Scarpelli

Starring: Gordon Mitchell, Bella Cortez, Roldano Lupi, Marietto

West Side Story

West Side Story

Directed by: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise

Starring: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on November 12, 1961

Sport Games on November 12, 1961


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Minnesota Vikings : 20 - 28
  • Cleveland Browns - Washington Redskins : 17 - 6
  • Dallas Cowboys - Pittsburgh Steelers : 7 - 37
  • Detroit Lions - St. Louis Cardinals : 45 - 14
  • Green Bay Packers - Chicago Bears : 31 - 28
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TV Series

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

The Dick Van Dyke Show

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Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Country: United States of America

Ghost Squad

Ghost Squad

Directed by: Joel Souza

Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake

Starring: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Seven Faces of Jim

The Seven Faces of Jim

Jacks and Knaves

Jacks and Knaves

Days to next November 12

If November 12, 1961 is your birthday you're 58 years, 8 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 9 days.
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Books

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The Edge Of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor

The Edge Of Sadness

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“A realistic Christian novel of hope in a non-Christian age.”—New England Quarterly“A deeply felt and eloquently expressed work . .

I Should Have Kissed Her More by Alexander King

I Should Have Kissed Her More

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KING OF THE STORYTELLERS - Favorite raconteur of millions of television fans! Bestselling author of MINE ENEMY GROWS OLDER and MAY THIS HOUSE BE SAFE FROM TIGERS! ALEXANDER KING tells you

The White Rajah by Nicholas Monsarrat

The White Rajah

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the white rajah.

Tropic Of Cancer by Henry Miller

Tropic Of Cancer

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Miller's groundbreaking first novel, banned in Britain for almost thirty years. A penniless and as yet unpublished writer, Henry Miller arrived in Paris in 1930. Leaving behind a disintegrating marriage and an unhappy career in America, he threw himself into …

A Nation Of Sheep by William J. Lederer

A Nation Of Sheep

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Nation Of Sheep, A, by Lederer, William J.


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