1961

Rulers:

• Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom (1952-)

• Dwight David Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States (1953-1961)

• John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963)

Events:

Musée d’art moderne André Malraux founded in Le Havre.

Births:

Belvaux, Lucas (1961)

Frades, Jordi (1961)

Gedeck, Martina (1961)

Grévill, Laurent (1961)

• Lowell, Carey (1961)

McGovern, Elizabeth (1961)

• Obama, Barack (1961)

Roth, Tim (1961)

• Ryan, Meg (1961)

Stoltz, Eric (1961)

• Winick, Gary (1961-2011)

Deaths:

Coburn, Charles (1877-1961)

• Cooper, Gary (1901-1961)

Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961)

Music:

• Audrey Hepburn Singing Moon River (1961)

• Mancini, Henry (1924-1994): Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961)

• Mancini, Henry (1924-1994): Moon River (1960-61)

• Rózsa, Miklós (1907-1995): El Cid (1961)

• Rózsa, Miklós (1907-1995): King of Kings (1961)

Art:

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985): Daphnis et Chloé: La Fable de Syringe (1959-61)

Ernst, Max (1891-1976): Hommage à Rimbaud (1961)

Film:

• Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

Come September (1961)

• El Cid (1961)

Le comte de Monte-Cristo (1961)

• The Parent Trap (1961)

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