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Tuesday 15 August 1961

US date format: 8/15/1961, UK date format: 15/8/1961

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Susan Hay and Suhasini (actress). 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. The Counterfeiters of Paris, directed by Gilles Grangier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Life With Women And How To Survive It by Joseph H. Peck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kvitt eller dobbelt.
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Movies

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The Counterfeiters of Paris

Directed by: Gilles Grangier

Starring: Jean Gabin, Martine Carol, Françoise Rosay, Bernard Blier

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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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TV Series

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Kvitt eller dobbelt

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Matti ja Leena

Echo Four Two

Four Corners

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Conrad Schumann flees from East Germany while on duty guarding the construction of the Berlin Wall.

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Books

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Life With Women And How To Survive It

By: Joseph H. Peck

Life with women and how to survive it

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These Ruins Are Inhabited

By: Muriel Beadle

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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The Chateau

By: William Maxwell

It is 1948 and a young American couple arrive in France for a holiday, full of anticipation and enthusiasm. But the countryside and people are war-battered, and their reception at the

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A Journey To Matecumbe

By: Robert Lewis Taylor

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS By JOSEPH PAPIN. The book is about an adventure tale set on the Mississippi River down to the Florida Keys.

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