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Sunday 13 August 1961

US date format: 8/13/1961, UK date format: 13/8/1961

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Pascal Rabaté and Matt Birman. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis. In UK You Don't Know by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. Twenty Plus Two, directed by Joseph M. Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Sixth Man by Jess Stearn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Four Corners.
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Movies

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Twenty Plus Two

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Starring: David Janssen, Jeanne Crain, Dina Merrill, Jacques Aubuchon

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Come September

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin

Country: United States of America

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The Frightened City

Directed by: John Lemont

Starring: Herbert Lom, Sean Connery, John Gregson, Alfred Marks

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Chaudhvin Ka Chand

Directed by: M. Sadiq

Starring: Waheeda Rehman, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Minoo Mumtaz

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Francis of Assisi

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Dolores Hart, Stuart Whitman, Cecil Kellaway

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Four Corners

The Racketty Street Gang

The Singing Years

Top Secret

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • Construction on Berlin Wall begins in East Germany (Dark day)
  • Louise Suggs wins LPGA Kansas City Golf Open

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Planetary positions on August 13, 1961 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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The Sixth Man

By: Jess Stearn

"A startling investigation of the spread of homosexuality in America"

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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

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.

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The Spanish Civil War

By: Hugh Thomas

A masterpiece of the historian’s art, Hugh Thomas’s The Spanish Civil War remains the best, most engrossing narrative of one of the most emblematic and misunderstood wars of the twentieth century.

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Sketches From Life

By: Dean Acheson

In these spirited pages we meet certain famous men whom Mr. Acheson has known and-for the most part-cherished.

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