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Wednesday 28 June 1961

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jay Schroeder NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins and Jeff Malone. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Quarter To Three by Gary U.S. Bonds. In UK Surrender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Rocco and His Brothers, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Sketches From Life by Dean Acheson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kraft Mystery Theater.
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TV Series

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

Hancock

Starring: Tony Hancock, Hugh Lloyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Rocco and His Brothers

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot

Country: United States

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The Guns of Navarone

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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The Parent Trap

Directed by: David Swift

Starring: Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith

Country: United States

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Elevator to the Gallows

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly

Country: United States

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The Last Sunset

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
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Facts:
  • Phils and SF set then record longest night game (5h11m) 7-7 15 inn tie

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7723
  • Life: Princess Grace Kelly
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Barry Goldwater -- June 23, 1961

Books

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

Sketches From Life

By: Dean Acheson

In these spirited pages we meet certain famous men whom Mr. Acheson has known and-for the most part-cherished.

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Don'T Tell Alfred

By: Nancy Mitford

In this delightful comedy, Fanny—the quietly observant narrator of Nancy Mitford’s two most famous novels—finally takes center stage.Fanny Wincham—last seen as a young woman in The Pursuit of Love and Love

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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A Shooting Star

By: Wallace Stegner

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