Sunday October 29, 1961

US date format: 10/29/1961, UK date format: 29/10/1961

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on October 29, 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 Randy Jackson (The Jacksons) and Nathaniel Crosby. 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. Bachelor in Paradise, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dick Van Dyke Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1961, at October 29 across the years or at October 1961 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
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Events

  • Syria exits from the United Arab Republic.

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Movies

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Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States of America

The Hustler

The Hustler

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott

Country: United States of America

Last Year at Marienbad

Last Year at Marienbad

Directed by: Alain Resnais

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

Country: United States of America

Victim

Victim

Directed by: Basil Dearden

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

Country: United States of America

Accattone

Accattone

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

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

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 29, 1961

Sport Games on October 29, 1961


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Baltimore Colts : 21 - 20
  • Cleveland Browns - St. Louis Cardinals : 21 - 10
  • Dallas Cowboys - New York Giants : 17 - 16
  • Detroit Lions - Los Angeles Rams : 28 - 10
  • Minnesota Vikings - Green Bay Packers : 10 - 28
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TV Series

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

The Dick Van Dyke Show

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Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Country: United States of America

Ghost Squad

Ghost Squad

Directed by: Joel Souza

Musik aus Studio B

Musik aus Studio B

Starring: Chris Howland

Bozo's Circus

Bozo's Circus

Starring: Bob Bell, Roy Brown, Frazier Thomas, Marshall Brodien

Country: United States of America

King of Diamonds

King of Diamonds

Starring: Broderick Crawford, Ray Hamilton

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

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Books

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Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

Franny and Zooey

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The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New …

The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer

The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich

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Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a

The House At Old Vine by Norah Lofts

The House At Old Vine

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

Clock Without Hands by Carson McCullers

Clock Without Hands

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Set in Georgia on the eve of court-ordered integration, Clock Without Hands contains McCullers's most poignant statement on race, class, and justice.

The White Rajah by Nicholas Monsarrat

The White Rajah

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the white rajah.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 29, 1961?

On October 29, 1961 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 29, 1961?

On October 29, 1961 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 29, 1961?

On October 29, 1961 the US President was John F. Kennedy (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 29, 1961?

On October 29, 1961 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 29, 1961?

On October 29, 1961 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 29, 1961?

On October 29, 1961 several famous people were born including, Randy Jackson (The Jacksons), Nathaniel Crosby, Randy Jackson.

What was the number one song in October 29, 1961?

The number one song in the week of October 29, 1961 was Runaround Sue by Dion in US and Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro in UK.

What were the top hits on October 29, 1961?

The top hits on October 29, 1961 were Runaround Sue by Dion, Bristol Stomp by The Dovells, Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean in US and Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro, Michael by The Highwaymen, Kon-Tiki by The Shadows in UK.


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