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Monday 25 September 1961

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 25, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Heather Locklear and Jean-Philippe Quignon. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. Breakfast at Tiffany's, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Firsthand Report by Sherman Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ghost Squad.
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Breakfast at Tiffany's

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen

Country: United States

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Bus Stop

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field

Country: United States

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Paris Blues

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong

Country: United States

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A Thunder of Drums

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Starring: Richard Boone, George Hamilton, Luana Patten, Arthur O'Connell

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Directed by: Edmond O'Brien

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen, Stella Stevens, Elaine Devry

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

Ghost Squad

Directed by: Joel Souza

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

Written by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Country: United States

The Gertrude Berg Show

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  • Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
  • Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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  • KTPS TV channel 62 in Tacoma, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 25, 1961 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1961 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Take Good Care Of My Baby - Bobby Vee
  2. The Mountain's High - Dick and DeeDee
  3. Michael - The Highwaymen
  4. Roy Orbison - Crying
  5. Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) - Lonnie Donegan and His Skiffle Group
  6. Little Sister - Elvis Presley
  7. Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) - Barry Mann
  8. The Jive Five - My True Story
  9. Without You - Johnny Tillotson
  10. (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame - Elvis Presley
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. My True Story - The Jive Five With Joe Rene And Orchestra
  2. Ike & Tina Turner - It's Gonna Work Out Fine
  3. Jimmy Reed - Bright Lights Big City
  4. Baby, You're Right - James Brown And The Famous Flames
  5. Little Willie John - Take My Love (I Want To Give It All To You)
  6. Don't Cry No More - Bobby Bland
  7. Let The Four Winds Blow - Fats Domino
  8. One Track Mind - Bobby Lewis
  9. A Little Bit Of Soap - The Jarmels
  10. The Chantels - Look In My Eyes
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Walking Back To Happiness - Helen Shapiro
  2. Michael - The Highwaymen
  3. Kon-Tiki - The Shadows
  4. Jealousy - Billy Fury
  5. You'll Answer To Me - Cleo Laine


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

Firsthand Report

By: Sherman Adams

Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First edition bound in blue cloth. About fine in dj.

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Life With Women And How To Survive It

By: Joseph H. Peck

Life with women and how to survive it

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Franny and Zooey

By: J.D. Salinger

The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New ...

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The Edge Of Sadness

By: Edwin O'Connor

“A realistic Christian novel of hope in a non-Christian age.”—New England Quarterly“A deeply felt and eloquently expressed work . .

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