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Sunday 29 October 1961

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nathaniel Crosby and Randy Jackson. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Runaround Sue by Dion. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. The Comancheros, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Musik aus Studio B.
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TV Series

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

The New Breed

Written by: Hank Searls

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Country: United States

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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

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Ripcord

Written by: Harry Redmond Jr.

Starring: Larry Pennell, Ken Curtis, Shug Fisher

Country: United States

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87th Precinct

Written by: Evan Hunter

Starring: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Gregory Walcott, Norman Fell

Country: United States

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The Bullwinkle Show

Starring: June Foray, Paul Frees, William Conrad, Bill Scott

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Comancheros

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: John Wayne, Stuart Whitman, Ina Balin

Country: United States

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West Side Story

Directed by: Jerome Robbins

Starring: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer

Country: United States

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King of Kings

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Siobhan McKenna, Hurd Hatfield

Country: United States

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Splendor in the Grass

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nathaniel Crosby: American noted family, the second son of Bing Crosby and his second wife, Kathryn Grant.
  • Randy Jackson: Pop Singer.
  • Joel Otto: Elk River, Minnesota -- NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers, Team USA Olympics - 1998).
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Facts:
  • Syria exits from the United Arab Republic.

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Books

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

The Making Of The President 1960

By: Theodore H. White

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

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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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The Spanish Civil War

By: Hugh Thomas

A masterpiece of the historian’s art, Hugh Thomas’s The Spanish Civil War remains the best, most engrossing narrative of one of the most emblematic and misunderstood wars of the twentieth century.

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The House At Old Vine

By: Norah Lofts

"Tomorrow the man I love is to die; horribly and in public … I am supposed to be praying that he may recant.

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