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Tuesday 20 June 1961

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gary Varsho and Karin Enke in German Democratic Republic speed skater (Olympic-gold-1980. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Moody River by Pat Boone. In UK Surrender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Rocco and His Brothers, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kraft Mystery Theater.
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TV Series

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

Hancock

Starring: Tony Hancock, Hugh Lloyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Asphalt Jungle

Starring: Jack Warden, Arch Johnson, William Smith

Country: United States

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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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The Porter Wagoner Show

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Rocco and His Brothers

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot

Country: United States

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The Guns of Navarone

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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The Parent Trap

Directed by: David Swift

Starring: Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith

Country: United States

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Elevator to the Gallows

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly

Country: United States

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The Last Sunset

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7722
  • Life: Weddings worldwide
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Clint & John Murchison -- June 16, 1961

Books

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

A Burnt-Out Case

By: Graham Greene

Querry, a world-famous architect, is the victim of a terrible attack of indifference: he no longer finds meaning in art or pleasure in life.

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Russia And The West Under Lenin And Stalin

By: George F. Kennan

"CONTENTS: Preface; Conflict of the Two Worlds; The Provisional Government; Brest-Litovsk; Unofficial Allied Agents; The North Russian Intervention; Collapse in the North; The Siberian Intervention; The Allies in Siberia; Russia and

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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Fate Is The Hunter

By: Ernest K. Gann

Ernest K. Gann’s classic memoir is an up-close and thrilling account of the treacherous early days of commercial aviation. In his inimitable style, Gann brings you right into the cockpit, recounting

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