Thursday July 27, 1961

US date format: 7/27/1961, UK date format: 27/7/1961

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on July 27, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Claudio Vandelli and Laurent Bignolas. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis. In UK Runaway by Del Shannon was in the top 5 hits. Chaudhvin Ka Chand, directed by M. Sadiq, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1961 while The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling book.
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Chaudhvin Ka Chand

Chaudhvin Ka Chand

Release year: 1961

Directed by: M. Sadiq

Starring: Waheeda Rehman, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Minoo Mumtaz

Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Dolores Hart, Stuart Whitman, Cecil Kellaway

The Honeymoon Machine

The Honeymoon Machine

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Steve McQueen, Brigid Bazlen, Jim Hutton, Paula Prentiss

A Woman Is a Woman

A Woman Is a Woman

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Henri Attal

Country: United States of America

Striped Trip

Striped Trip

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Vladimir Fetin

Starring: Aleksey Gribov, Ivan Dmitriev, Margarita Nazarova, Evgeniy Leonov

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The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White

The Making Of The President 1960

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The greatest political story ever told—the epic clash between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, as captured in Theodore White's dramatic and groundbreaking chronicleThe Making of the President 1960 is

Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell

Ring Of Bright Water

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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

Gifts Of Passage by Santha Rama Rau

Gifts Of Passage

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Memoir of her life and travels by Santha Rama Rau, author of Home to India and East of Home.

A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene

A Burnt-Out Case

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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.

A Shooting Star by Wallace Stegner

A Shooting Star

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 27, 1961?

On July 27, 1961 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is July 27, 1961?

On July 27, 1961 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 27, 1961?

On July 27, 1961 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 27, 1961?

On July 27, 1961 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 27, 1961?

On July 27, 1961 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 27, 1961?

On July 27, 1961 several famous people were born including, Claudio Vandelli, Laurent Bignolas, Daniel C Burbank.

Which famous people died on July 27, 1961?

Famous people died on July 27, 1961 include, Theodore Chanler.

What was the number one song in July 27, 1961?

The number one song in the week of July 27, 1961 was Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis in US and Runaway by Del Shannon in UK.

What were the top hits on July 27, 1961?

The top hits on July 27, 1961 were Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis, The Boll Weevil Song by Brook Benton, Quarter To Three by Gary U.S. Bonds in US and Runaway by Del Shannon, Temptation by The Everly Brothers, Hello Mary Lou / Travelin' Man by Ricky Nelson in UK.