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Saturday 30 December 1961

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sue Malaxos and Sean Hannity. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, directed by Jos Quintero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Clock Without Hands by Carson McCullers was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood Special.
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TV Series

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

Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

The Innocents

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins

Country: United States

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Lover Come Back

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall

Country: United States

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Judgment at Nuremberg

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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The Children's Hour

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner

Country: United States

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Pocketful of Miracles

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 December 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sue Malaxos: Australian marathon runner (Olympics-1996).
  • Sean Hannity: American conservative talk show host, political commentator and writer, he is known for his broadcasts on Fox News Channel since 1996.
  • Charlie Nicholas: Scottish professional football player.
  • Fred Poulet: French singer and film director, he directed "Substitute" in 2007 with Vikash Dhorasoo.
  • Douglas Coupland: German-Canadian author and playwright.
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Facts:
  • Congolese troops capture Albert Kalonji of South Kasai (who soon escapes).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Gleason, the storied comedian, egotist, golfer, and gourmand, stars in in Robert Rossen's movie The
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7749
  • Life: Great outdoors double issue

Books

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

Clock Without Hands

By: Carson McCullers

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

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Daughter Of Silence

By: Morris L. West

Daughter of Silence

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A Prologue To Love

By: Taylor Caldwell

"There can be help. There's always God," said Amy. "I'm ashamed. I'd forgotten about Him." She was quiet for a time.

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The Coming Fury

By: Bruce Catton

Dust jacket notes: "In words that weave history into art, Bruce Catton has created a book about the coming of the Civil War that is at once a broad canvas and

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