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Sunday 30 April 1961

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Isiah Thomas . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Runaway by Del Shannon. In UK Blue Moon by The Marcels was in the top 5 hits. The Beast of Yucca Flats, directed by Coleman Francis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while The Waste Makers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Ernie Kovacs Show.
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TV Series

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

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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Survival

Starring: Aubrey Buxton, Duncan Carse, Rolf Harris, Patrick Allen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Beast of Yucca Flats

Directed by: Coleman Francis

Starring: Douglas Mellor, Barbara Francis, Bing Stafford

Country: United States

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The Bridge

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

Starring: Folker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz

Country: United States

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La Dolce Vita

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aime

Country: United States

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts

Country: United States

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One-Eyed Jacks

Directed by: Marlon Brando

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Pina Pellicer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Isiah Thomas: American basketball star, a guard for the Detroit Pistons team.
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Facts:
  • 1st shuttle flights between Washington DC, Boston and NYC begin (Eastern)
  • Lee Harvey Oswald marries Marina Prusakova in Minsk USSR
  • First shuttle flights between Washington DC, Boston Massachusetts and New York City, New York begin (Eastern Airlines).
  • Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba receives Lenin-Peace Prize.
  • Mickey Wright wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Oscar for Elizabeth Taylor
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jose Miro Cardona -- Apr. 28, 1961
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7714

Books

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

The Waste Makers

By: Vance Packard

An exposé of "the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals," The Waste Makers is Vance Packard's pioneering 1960 work on how the rapid growth of

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Ring Of Bright Water

By: Gavin Maxwell

Hailed as a masterpiece when it was first published in 1960, the story of Gavin Maxwell’s life with otters on the remote west coast of Scotland remains one of the most

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The Sixth Man

By: Jess Stearn

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

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Heaven Has No Favorites

By: Erich Maria Remarque

From one of the twentieth century’s master novelists, the author of the classic All Quiet on the Western Front, comes Heaven Has No Favorites, a bittersweet story of unconventional love that

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