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Monday 18 September 1961

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sharon Barrett and Urbano Barberini. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee. In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits. The Hustler, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 87th Precinct.
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TV Series

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

87th Precinct

Written by: Evan Hunter

Starring: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Gregory Walcott, Norman Fell

Country: United States

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The Bullwinkle Show

Starring: June Foray, Paul Frees, William Conrad, Bill Scott

Country: United States

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The Defenders

Written by: Reginald Rose

Starring: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed

Country: United States

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Bozo's Circus

Starring: Bob Bell, Roy Brown, Frazier Thomas, Marshall Brodien

Country: United States

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Hancock

Starring: Tony Hancock, Hugh Lloyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Hustler

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie

Country: United States

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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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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 18 September 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dag Hammarskjold: Swedish economist and statesman, the Secretary General of the U.N.
Facts:
  • U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold dies in a plane crash while attempting to negotiate peace in the war-torn Katanga region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7735
  • Life: Fallout shelter
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J.D. Salinger -- Sep. 15, 1961

Books

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

The Making Of The President 1960

By: Theodore H. White

The greatest political story ever told—the epic clash between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, as captured in Theodore White's dramatic and groundbreaking chronicleThe Making of the President 1960 is

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A Nation Of Sheep

By: William J. Lederer

Nation Of Sheep, A, by Lederer, William J.

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Franny and Zooey

By: J.D. Salinger

The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New ...

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Clock Without Hands

By: Carson McCullers

Set in Georgia on the eve of court-ordered integration, Clock Without Hands contains McCullers's most poignant statement on race, class, and justice.

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