Tuesday February 14, 1961, Valentine's Day

US date format: 2/14/1961, UK date format: 14/2/1961

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 14, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Latifa and Phillip Hamilton. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Calcutta by Lawrence Welk. In UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Canadians, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Dean'S Watch by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Treasure Seekers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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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

The Misfits

The Misfits

Directed by: John Huston

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

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
  • Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
  • Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
  • Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
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Events

  • Louise Suggs wins LPGA Royal Poinciana Golf Invitational.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

TV Series

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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

The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's

The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's

Consider Your Verdict

Consider Your Verdict

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Dean'S Watch by Elizabeth Goudge

The Dean'S Watch

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A compelling saga of an unlikely friendship threaded together by redemption and graceThe setting is a remote mid-nineteenth-century town in England and its grand cathedral. The cathedral Dean, Adam Ayscough, holds a deep love for his parishioners and townspeople, but …

Vanity Fair by Cleveland Amory and Frederic Bradlee

Vanity Fair

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index 325-327. Illustrated with black and white photographs.

The Waste Makers by Vance Packard

The Waste Makers

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An exposé of "the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals," The Waste Makers is Vance Packard's pioneering 1960 work on how the rapid growth of

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

The White Nile by Alan Moorehead

The White Nile

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Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which


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