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Saturday 22 April 1961

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Hostetler NFL quarterback (New York Giants and Jimmy Key in Huntsville. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Blue Moon by The Marcels. In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. La Dolce Vita, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Sermons And Soda Water by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Ernie Kovacs Show.
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TV Series

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

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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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 ?

La Dolce Vita

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aime

Country: United States

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts

Country: United States

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One-Eyed Jacks

Directed by: Marlon Brando

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Pina Pellicer

Country: United States

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Ice Cold in Alex

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: John Mills, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms

Country: United States

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The AbsentMinded Professor

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 April 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
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Facts:
  • Uprising of French parachutist of General Salan/Challe in Algeria.
  • Algiers putsch: Four French generals who oppose de Gaulle's policies in Algeria fail in a coup attempt.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Yuri Gagarin and Nikita Krushchev
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Yuri Gagarin -- Apr. 21, 1961
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7713

Books

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

Sermons And Soda Water

By: John O'Hara

First editions in original yellow, gray and blue cloth. Slipcased. Books are all in about fine condition, without djs as issued.

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The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich

By: William L. Shirer

Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a

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Manila Galleon

By: F. Van Wyck Mason

A superlative tale of the sea based on the famous voyage of George Anson, father of the modern Royal Navy.

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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