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Wednesday 15 February 1961

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). 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. Gold of the Seven Saints, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gunslinger.
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TV Series

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

Gunslinger

Starring: Tony Young, Preston Foster, Midge Ware, Dee Pollock

Country: United States

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The Americans

Starring: Darryl Hickman, Richard Davalos, John McIntire

Country: United States

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Westinghouse Playhouse

Written by: Ranald MacDougall

Starring: Nanette Fabray, Wendell Corey, Bobby Diamond, Jacklyn O'Donnell

Country: United States

The Porter Wagoner Show

Starring: Porter Wagoner, Speck Rhodes, Mack Magaha, Don Howser

Country: United States

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Pip the Piper

Starring: Jack Spear, Phyllis Spear, Lucian Kaminsky

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Gold of the Seven Saints

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Clint Walker, Roger Moore, Letcia Romn

Country: United States

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Black Sunday

Directed by: Mario Bava

Starring: Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Andrea Checchi

Country: United States

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Breathless

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger

Country: United States

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The Misfits

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift

Country: United States

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The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Kokinji Katsura

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 February 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • John Frum Day in Vanuatu [1]
  • Gummy Bear Day in United States
  • National Day in Serbia
  • Lupercalia
  • Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Entire US figure skating team of 18 dies in Belgian Sabena 707 crash.
  • Sabena Flight 548 crashes in Belgium, killing 73, including the entire United States figure skating team, several coaches and family members.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1961?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7704
  • Life: Astrochimp
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Samuel T. Rayburn -- Feb. 10, 1961

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Dean'S Watch

By: Elizabeth Goudge

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 ...

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Taken At The Flood

By: John Gunther

Taken at the Flood; The Story of Albert D. Lasker

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To Kill A Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatredOne of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated ...

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