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Historical Events In 1961

Saturday, 04 December 2021

Jan 18   In the year 1961 zanzibar's Afro-Shirazi party wins 1 seat by a single vote & parliament by a single seat  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 19   1st episode for "Dick Van Dyke Show" is filmed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 19   On this day in history the first episode for "The Dick Van Dyke Show" is filmed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   Arthur M Ramsay becomes archbishop of Canterbury in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   John Fitzgerald Kennedy began his presidency with inauguration ceremonies on the newly renovated east front of the Capitol on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   Robert Frost recites "The Gift Outright" at JFK's inauguration in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   On this day in history yugoslav ex-Vice-President Milovan Djilas flees  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater New York City NY after 8 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   In the year 1961 "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 8 performances  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   On this day in history john Joseph Becker, composer, dies a day before 75th birthday  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 21   On this day in history portuguese rebels seize cruise ship Santa Maria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 23   In the year 1961 supreme Court rules cities &states have right to censor films  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 23   On this day in history venezuela adopts constitution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   Edward Albee's "American Dream," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   The birth of Nastassja Kinski, German actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   Willem J M van Eysinga, people rights scholar, dies at 82 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   In the year 1961 1st live, nationally televised presidential news conference (JFK)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   Military coup in El Salvador on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   President John F. Kennedy makes history by holding the first presidential news conference simulcast live on radio and TV on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   The first live, nationally televised Presidential news conference (JFK) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   Walt Disney's "101 Dalmations" released in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 26   On this day in history "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley peaks to #1  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 26   In the year 1961 morris Nichols, cricketer (41 wkts in 14 Tests for Eng 1930-39), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 27   In the year 1961 "Sing Along with Mitch" [Miller] premieres on NBC TV  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 28   Republic of Rwanda proclaimed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 29   On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Laurence Owen  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 29   US male Figure Skating championship won by Bradley Lord on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 30   On this day in history bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 30   JFK asks for an Alliance for Progress &Peace Corps in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   David Ben-Gurion resigns as premier of Israel on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   On this day in history ham is first primate in space (158 miles) aboard Mercury/Redstone 2  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   On this day in history kanhai completes twin tons (117 &115) vs Australia at Adelaide  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   NATO secretary-General Paul-Henri Spaak says he'll resign in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   USAF launches Samos spy satellite to replace U-2 flights in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1961

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of todd Haynes, American film director  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame) was born in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Andrew Thomson, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of supriya Pathak, Indian actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of john Thune, American politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1961

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 in the year 1961.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history clarice Baright, 1st woman admitted to American Bar Assn, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   Dashiell Hammett, US detective writer (Thin Man, Maltese Falcon), dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   In the year 1961 death of elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   On this day in history ernest Thesiger, actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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