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Friday 15 September 1961

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dan Marino and Terry Lamb. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Michael by The Highwaymen. In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits. The City of the Dead, directed by John Moxey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Agony And The Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cain's Hundred.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Cain's Hundred

Written by: Paul Monash

Starring: Peter Mark Richman

Country: United States

Follow the Sun

Starring: Barry Coe, Brett Halsey, Jay Lanin, Gigi Perreau

Country: United States

The Defenders

Written by: Reginald Rose

Starring: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed

Country: United States

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King of Diamonds

Starring: Broderick Crawford, Ray Hamilton

Country: United States

Tuesday Rendezvous

Starring: George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The City of the Dead

Directed by: John Moxey

Starring: Patricia Jessel, Dennis Lotis, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Eijir Tno, Tatsuya Nakadai

Country: United States

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Purple Noon

Directed by: Ren Clment

Starring: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Lafort

Country: United States

Pit and the Pendulum

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr

Country: United States

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Come September

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 61st US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus
  • Hurricane Carla strikes Texas with winds of 175 miles per hour.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Fallout shelter
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J.D. Salinger -- Sep. 15, 1961
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7734

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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