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Saturday 24 June 1961

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jim Laver Carter and Natalya Shaposhnikova. 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 Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell 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 24 June 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jim Laver Carter: Spring Lake, North Carolina -- PGA golfer (1995 Anheuser-Busch).
  • Natalya Shaposhnikova: USSR -- Sidehorse vaulter (1980 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Iain Glen: Scottish actor who won the Silver Bear Award in 1990 at the Berlin International Film Festival for his portrayal of the murderer Larry Winters in the film, "Silent Scream.
  • Dennis Danell: American singer and guitarist (Social Distortion) (d. 2000).
  • Bernie Nicholls: Haliburton -- NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks).
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Facts:
  • Happiest Girl in the World closes at Martin Beck NYC after 97 performances
  • Beatles record If You Love Me Baby
  • Iraq demands dominion over Kuwait

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Princess Grace Kelly
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Barry Goldwater -- June 23, 1961
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7722

Books

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

Ring Of Bright Water

By: Gavin Maxwell

Hailed as a masterpiece when it was first published in 1960, the story of Gavin Maxwell’s life with otters on the remote west coast of Scotland remains one of the most

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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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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