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Tuesday 25 April 1961

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dinesh D'Souza . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Runaway by Del Shannon. In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Beast of Yucca Flats, directed by Coleman Francis, 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 The Ernie Kovacs Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 30 days ?

The Beast of Yucca Flats

Directed by: Coleman Francis

Starring: Douglas Mellor, Barbara Francis, Bing Stafford

Country: United States

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The Bridge

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

Starring: Folker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 April 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
  • Saint Filo.
  • Official Red Hat Society day.
  • Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
  • Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Mercury / Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin
  • Unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad
  • Robert Noyce is granted a patent for an integrated circuit.
  • Mercury/Atlas rocket lifts off with an electronic mannequin.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7714
  • Life: Yuri Gagarin and Nikita Krushchev
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Yuri Gagarin -- Apr. 21, 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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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

By: Gayelord Hauser

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall: Invitation to Beauty by Gayelord Hauser

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Heaven Has No Favorites

By: Erich Maria Remarque

From one of the twentieth century’s master novelists, the author of the classic All Quiet on the Western Front, comes Heaven Has No Favorites, a bittersweet story of unconventional love that

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The Sixth Man

By: Jess Stearn

"A startling investigation of the spread of homosexuality in America"

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