Monday 28 August 1961

US date format: 8/28/1961, UK date format: 28/8/1961

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 28, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Tom Ford and Yolanda Adams. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Wooden Heart by Joe Dowell. In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits. Last Year at Marienbad, directed by Alain Resnais, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Winter Of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ghost Squad.
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Movies

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Last Year at Marienbad

Directed by: Alain Resnais

Starring: Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, Sacha Pitoëff, Françoise Bertin

Country: United States of America

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Accattone

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini, Paola Guidi

Country: United States of America

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Victim

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls

Country: United States of America

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Mysterious Island

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill

Country: United States of America

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Night Tide

Directed by: Curtis Harrington

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Linda Lawson, Gavin Muir, Luana Anders

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TV Series

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Ghost Squad

Directed by: Joel Souza

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The Jo Stafford Show

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Facts:
  • Motown releases what would be its first #1 hit, ''Please Mr. Postman'' by The Marvelettes.

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. John Leyton - Johnny Remember Me
  2. Reach For The Stars / Climb Ev'ry Mountain - Shirley Bassey
  3. Helen Shapiro - You Don't Know
  4. Eden Kane - Well I Ask You
  5. Billy Fury - Halfway To Paradise

Books

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

The Winter Of Our Discontent

By: John Steinbeck

The final novel of one of America’s most beloved writers—a tale of degeneration, corruption, and spiritual crisis In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that

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Tropic Of Cancer

By: Henry Miller

Miller's groundbreaking first novel, banned in Britain for almost thirty years. A penniless and as yet unpublished writer, Henry Miller arrived in Paris in 1930. Leaving behind a disintegrating marriage and an unhappy career in America, he threw himself into …

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The Incredible Journey

By: Sheila Burnford

Instinct told them that the way home lay to the west. And so the doughty young Labrador retriever, the roguish bull terrier and the indomitable Siamese set out through the Canadian

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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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