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 birth chart on July 27, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). 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 movies released in 1961 while Fate Is The Hunter by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Whispering Smith.
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Chaudhvin Ka Chand

Directed by: M. Sadiq

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

Francis of Assisi

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

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

The Honeymoon Machine

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

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

A Woman Is a Woman

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

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

Country: United States of America

Striped Trip

Directed by: Vladimir Fetin

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

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Malchus
  • Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
  • Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
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TV Series

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Whispering Smith

Directed by: Leslie Fenton

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Books

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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

The Agony and the Ecstasy

By: Irving Stone

Irving Stone’s classic biographical novel of Michaelangelo—in which both the artist and the man are brought to life in full. A masterpiece in its own right, this novel offers a compelling portrait of Michelangelo’s dangerous, impassioned loves, and the God-driven …

Inside Europe Today

By: John Gunther

views of postwar Europe

A Shooting Star

By: Wallace Stegner

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The Sixth Man

By: Jess Stearn

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


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