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Saturday 21 January 1961

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sherry Ramsay in Staunton and Gabrielle Carteris in Phoenix. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. 101 Dalmatians, directed by Clyde Geronimi, 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 Adieu, Prinzessin.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

Survival

Starring: Aubrey Buxton, Duncan Carse, Rolf Harris, Patrick Allen

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 ?

101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Rod Taylor, Betty Lou Gerson, J. Pat O'Malley

Country: United States

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Where the Boys Are

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux

Country: United States

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Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova

Country: United States

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The Grass Is Greener

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Flaming Star

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Steve Forrest

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Conquering Hero closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • KIFI TV channel 8 in Idaho Falls, ID (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Portuguese rebels seize cruise ship Santa Maria

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Cancer surgeon
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jacqueline Kennedy -- Jan. 20, 1961
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7700

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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