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Sunday 24 September 1961

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dillard Pruitt and Allen Bestwick. 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. Paris Blues, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Agony And The Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ripcord.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Ripcord

Written by: Harry Redmond Jr.

Starring: Larry Pennell, Ken Curtis, Shug Fisher

Country: United States

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The New Steve Allen Show

Starring: Steve Allen, Johnny Jacobs

Country: United States

The Dick Powell Theatre

Written by: Richard Alan Simmons

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

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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Movies

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

Paris Blues

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

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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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Purple Noon

Directed by: Ren Clment

Starring: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Lafort

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 September 1961 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sumner Welles: American politician and diplomat 11th Under Secretary of State (d. 1961).
Facts:
  • Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sacramento Valley Golf Open

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Gulf coast hurricane
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur J. Goldberg -- Sep. 22, 1961
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7735

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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