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WhoBirthdayAge on Monday, May 1 1961
J. Fisher White
05/01/1865-01/14/1945
96
Died Aged:79
Cecil Bevan
05/01/1875-01/22/1953
86
Died Aged:77
Ian MacLaren
05/01/1875-04/10/1952
86
Died Aged:76
May Hallatt
05/01/1876-05/20/1969
85
Nicholas Hannen
05/01/1881-06/25/1972
80
Tom Moore
05/01/1883-02/12/1955
78
Died Aged:71
Franklyn Ardell
05/01/1885-04/17/1960
76
Died Aged:74
Eddie Borden
05/01/1888-07/01/1955
73
Died Aged:67
René Hell
05/01/1891-10/11/1965
70
Erik Jelde
05/01/1894-12/??/1982
67
Malcolm Watson
05/01/1895-06/19/1971
66
Suzy Willy
05/01/1895-10/16/1981
66
J. Lawton Collins
05/01/1896-09/12/1987
65
Julanne Johnston
05/01/1900-12/26/1988
61
Sonnie Hale
05/01/1902-06/09/1959
59
Died Aged:57
Francis X. Bushman Jr.
05/01/1903-04/16/1978
58
Ralph Bushman
05/01/1903-04/16/1978
58
Leila Hyams
05/01/1905-12/04/1977
56
Henry Koster
05/01/1905-09/21/1988
56
Kenneth Buckley
05/01/1906-02/25/1982
55
Josephine Dunn
05/01/1906-02/03/1983
55
Rose Hobart
05/01/1906-08/29/2000
55
George Melachrino
05/01/1909-06/18/1965
52
Kate Smith
05/01/1909-06/17/1986
52
Betty Cooper
05/01/1910-02/03/1979
51
Joseph Tregonino
05/01/1913-03/??/1979
48
Glenn Ford
05/01/1916-08/30/2006
45
John Beradino
05/01/1917-05/19/1996
44
Danielle Darrieux
05/01/1917-10/17/2017
44
Pauline Letts
05/01/1917-06/25/2001
44
Wendy Toye
05/01/1917-02/27/2010
44
Lo van Hensbergen
05/01/1917-02/20/1987
44
James Copeland
05/01/1918-04/17/2002
43
John Meredyth Lucas
05/01/1919-10/19/2002
42
Dan O'Herlihy
05/01/1919-02/17/2005
42
Candy Johnson
05/01/1922-06/28/1981
39
Louis Nye
05/01/1922-10/08/2005
39
Pierre Ringel
05/01/1922-04/05/1953
39
Died Aged:30
Ralph Senensky
05/01/1923
38
Claudine Dupuis
05/01/1924-05/26/1991
37
Art Fleming
05/01/1924-04/25/1995
37
Terry Southern
05/01/1924-10/29/1995
37
Carlo Sposito
05/01/1924-09/09/1984
37
Dennis Turner
05/01/1924-10/07/2000
37
Paddie O'Neil
05/01/1926-01/31/2010
35
Paul Sorensen
05/01/1926-07/17/2008
35
André Weber
05/01/1928-06/28/1996
33
Joe Cornelius
05/01/1929
32
Mona Knox
05/01/1929-06/11/2008
32
Mona McKinnon
05/01/1929-03/12/1990
32
Rik van Nutter
05/01/1929-10/15/2005
32
Empire State Building
05/01/1931
30
Jack Aaron
05/01/1933
28
Laura Betti
05/01/1934-07/30/2004
27
Laura Betti
05/01/1934-07/30/2004
27
Joan Hackett
05/01/1934-10/08/1983
27
Diana Lambert
05/01/1934-06/??/1996
27
Russ Marin
05/01/1934-03/06/2005
27
John Meillon
05/01/1934-08/11/1989
27
Etienne Becker
05/01/1936-12/11/1995
25
Marianne Benet
05/01/1936
25
Chad Dee Block
05/01/1936-06/18/2002
25
Ray Smith
05/01/1936-12/15/1991
25
Roger Brown
05/01/1937
24
Una Stubbs
05/01/1937
24
Ray Aranha
05/01/1939-10/09/2011
22
Leigh Brown
05/01/1939-07/16/1998
22
France Rumilly
05/01/1939
22
Mark Slade
05/01/1939
22
Joy Harmon
05/01/1940
21
Stephen Macht
05/01/1942
19
Cyd Hayman
05/01/1944
17
Rita Coolidge
05/01/1945
16
Wendy Allnutt
05/01/1946
15
Nellie Bellflower
05/01/1946
15
Joanna Lumley
05/01/1946
15
Conrad E. Palmisano
05/01/1948
13
Douglas Barr
05/01/1949
12
Dann Florek
05/01/1950
11
Cleto Augusto
05/01/1954-04/25/2015
7
Garry Who
05/01/1954
7
Carol Jones
05/01/1955
6
Byron Stewart
05/01/1956
5
John Diehl
05/01/1958
3
Isabel Glasser
05/01/1958
3
Cecilia Peck
05/01/1958
3
Bono
05/01/1960
1

Released on Monday, May 1 1961
Atlas (1961)CinemaUSA
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)CinemaUK
Master of the World (1961)CinemaNot RatedUSA
Posse From Hell (1961)CinemaUSA
The Shadow of the Cat (1961)CinemaXUK

Aired on Monday, May 1 1961
Play of the WeekAll Summer Long
Dickie Henderson ShowThe Butler
Yogi BearSlap Happy Birthday/Cloak and Stagger/Horse Collared
AmericansThe War Between the States
Blue AngelsMeeting on the Parallel
Your WorldWork: Just for the Wage - Discussion
This is Your LifeGodfrey Winn

Now Showing Monday, May 1 1961
UK
Casino
Search for Paradise

Aired on Monday, May 1 1961
UK
ITV
 9:35 pmProbation OfficerEpisode

Aired on Monday, May 1 1961
USA
ABC
 7:30 pmCheyenneMassacre at Gunsight Pass
 9:30 pmAdventures in ParadiseWild Mangoes
 9:30 pmSurfside 6Little Mister Kelly
10:30 pmPeter GunnThe Most Deadly Angel
CBS
 8:00 pmPete and GladysA Study in Gray
 9:30 pmAndy Griffith ShowQuiet Sam
NBC
 8:30 pmTales of Wells FargoMoment of Glory

 
UK Chart
Thursday, Apr 27 1961
Wooden HeartElvis Presley1
Lazy RiverBobby Darin2
Are You SureThe Allisons3
You're Driving Me CrazyThe Temperance Seven4
Where The Boys AreConnie Francis5
Baby RooConnie Francis5
Gee Whiz It's YouCliff Richard6
Blue MoonThe Marcels7
Ebony EyesThe Everly Brothers8
Walk Right BackThe Everly Brothers8
WarpaintThe Brook Brothers9
Theme From ''Exodus''Ferrante & Teicher10
Theme For A DreamCliff Richard11
Will You Love Me TomorrowThe Shirelles12
F.B.I.The Shadows13
And The Heavens CriedAnthony Newley14
Don't Treat Me Like A ChildHelen Shapiro15
My Kind Of GirlMatt Monro16
African WaltzJohnny Dankworth & His Orchestra17
Theme From DixieDuane Eddy18
Baby Sittin' BoogieBuzz Clifford19
SamanthaKenny Ball & His Jazzmen20


US Chart
Monday, May 1 1961
RunawayDel Shannon1
Mother-In-LawErnie K-Doe2
I've Told Every Little StarLinda Scott3
A Hundred Pounds Of ClayGene McDaniels4
Blue MoonThe Marcels5
But I DoClarence (Frogman) Henry6
Take Good Care Of HerAdam Wade7
One Mint JulepRay Charles8
You Can Depend On MeBrenda Lee9
On The ReboundFloyd Cramer10
Portrait Of My LoveSteve Lawrence11
Baby BlueThe Echoes12
Tonight My Love, TonightPaul Anka13
ApacheJorgen Ingmann and His Guitar14
Daddy's HomeShep and the Limelites15
Breakin' In A Brand New Broken HeartConnie Francis16
Tonight I Fell In LoveThe Tokens17
Mama SaidThe Shirelles18
Flaming Star (From the "Elvis By Request" EP)Elvis Presley19
Please Love Me ForeverCathy Jean20