A Year In The Life Of The USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32)
1961

On TV...

Acapulco

Ben Casey

Dr. Kildare

Car 54, Where Are You?

At the Movies...

Fanny

The Guns of Navarone

The Hustler

Judgement At Nuremeberg

The Academy Awards...(hosted by Bob Hope)
Best Picture is - West Side Story
Best Actor is - Maxmillian Schell
Best Actress is - Sophia Loren

Some of the Celebrities Born This Year:

January

Janet Jones

February

Grant Shaud

March

Camryn Manheim

April

Boomer Esiason

May

George Clooney

June

Michael J. Fox

July

Woody Harrelson

August

Susan Olsen

September

Jennifer Tilly

October

Julia Sweeney

November

Meg Ryan

December

Sam Robards

Some of the Celebrities Who Died This Year:

January

Jay Brennan

February

Frits Imhoff

March

Dorothy Page

April

Irene Warfield

May

Gary Cooper

June

George S. Kaufman

July

Ty Cobb

August

Charles Coburn

September

Marion Davies

October

Chico Marx

November

James Thurber

December

Moss Hart

World Events for 1961...

Date

Event

12 April

First man in space: Yuri Gagarin

17 April

Bay of Pigs invasion

Adolf Eichmann goes on trial for war crimes

Berlin Wall constructed

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