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Friday 31 March 1961

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 31, 1961). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jun Togawa and Ron Brown. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Surrender by Elvis Presley. In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Underworld U.S.A., directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961 while Manila Galleon by F. Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Treasure Seekers.
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What the sky looked like on 31 March 1961

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Movies

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

Underworld U.S.A.

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Dolores Dorn, Beatrice Kay, Paul Dubov

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Spotlight on a Murderer

Directed by: Georges Franju

Starring: Pierre Brasseur, Pascale Audret, Marianne Koch, Jean-Louis Trintignant

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The Hoodlum Priest

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Don Murray, Larry Gates, Cindi Wood, Keir Dullea

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Dondi

Directed by: Albert Zugsmith

Starring: David Janssen, Patti Page, Walter Winchell, Mickey Shaughnessy

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Town Without Pity

Directed by: Gottfried Reinhardt

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Barbara Rütting, Christine Kaufmann, E.G. Marshall

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TV Series

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

The Treasure Seekers

Directed by: Juliet May

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Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

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The Asphalt Jungle

Starring: Jack Warden, Arch Johnson, William Smith

Country: United States

Viendo a Biondi

Starring: Raúl Lavié, Silvia Legrand, Pedro Quartucci, Joe Rígoli

Country: Argentina

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1961 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Seerp Anema: Dutch Poet / writer (Modern Art & Degenerating), dies at 85.
Facts:
  • Aklilou Habtewold becomes first premier of Ethiopia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 31, 1961 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Manila Galleon

By: F. Van Wyck Mason

A superlative tale of the sea based on the famous voyage of George Anson, father of the modern Royal Navy.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

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The Frog Pond

By: Joyce MacIver

The Frog Pond

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The Chess Players

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

The Chess Players is a historical novel based on the life of Paul Morphy, who is considered to have been the first world chess champion and possibly the strongest chess player

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