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  West Side Story (1961)
West Side Story (1961) is an energetic, widely-acclaimed, melodramatic musical - a modern-day, loose re-telling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet tragedy of feuding families, although the setting is the Upper West Side of New York City in the late 1950s with conflict between rival street gangs rather than families.
After her success in Spendor in the Grass (1961), Natalie Wood was chosen for the lead female role after Barbara Luna was considered.
To capture the realism of the social tragedy and its urban environment, some of the film was shot on location in Manhattan (in abandoned West Side tenements around 110th St., and other settings), but most of it was actually filmed on sound stages with stylized, artificial studio sets.
www.filmsite.org /wests.html   (2574 words)

 Yojimbo (1961)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dashiell Hammett, an American, wrote a novel with an American private eye as the stranger.
In 1961, Akira Kurosawa transposed this story to medieval Japan, after the fall of a dynasty, where a Samurai finds himself with no place to go (at the beginning, we see him throw a branch up in the air and walk the direction it falls), and no master to serve.
With cool music, a cool anti-hero, a fun script, and a visually spectacular canvas of an image, painted by the eye of an artist (it is said that Kurosawa storyboarded his movies in full-scale paintings), Yojimbo is one of the coolest movies ever made.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0055630   (642 words)

  Awards Voting for 1961 - Baseball-Reference.com
You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Awards > Awards Voting for 1961
Click on the Individual for statistics and accomplishments.
Voting Results were originally compiled primarily by Bill Deane.
www.baseball-reference.com /awards/awards_1961.shtml   (866 words)

During this period, states which wished to cooperatively work on river-basin management or other inter-state cooperative programs had to seek affirmative Congressional approval of these state "compacts." It was usual for Senators from a region to cosponsor such efforts on behalf of their region, whether their own state were directly involved or not.
Although federal assistance to education is today taken for granted, in 1961 there was no federal funding for education in any significant form except for the college assistance to veterans under the GI bill, and certain college construction programs.
4376-4379; March 21, 1961; In debate over the supplementary report on the problems of the domestic textile industry, Muskie speaks in support of trade management for the textile industry and includes a reprint of his remarks on the same broad subject to the National Shoe Manufacturers, in Florida earlier that month.
www.muskiefoundation.org /esm.index/1961/1961_explain.htm   (8137 words)

Goberdhan, L.C. (1961) Coconut diseases in Trinidad: Bleeding stem.
Thambugala, L.D. (1961) Coconut cultivation in Kegalle district.
Wheatley, P.E. (1961) The insect pests of agriculture in the Coast Province of Kenya IV - Coconut.
cocos.arecaceae.com /1961.html   (1242 words)

The major redesign in 1961 was the rear end, adopted from the XP700, and this new design would go unchanged until 1968.
The 1961 was the first Corvette with the new 315 horsepower fuel injected 283 CI V8, but the last year for the 283 CI engine.
Note: Interior and exterior colors were not coded to individual cars in 1961.
www.stingrai.com /facts/1961.htm   (194 words)

  1961 Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar).
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March issue, this was the first "upside-up" year—i.e., one that looked the same upside down—since 1881, and the last until 6009.
March 29 - The Twenty-third Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, allowing residents of Washington, DC to vote in presidential elections.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/1961   (3617 words)

1961 Topps Danny Kravitz # 166 PSA 8
1961 Topps Johnny Kucks # 94 PSA 8
1961.3.laura-top.com   (248 words)

 NBA.com: Celtics Give Sharman Championship Sendoff
For eight seasons he led the league in free-throw percentage, and for four seasons (1956-59) he led the Celtics in scoring.
He relinquished that role to Tom Heinsohn in 1960 and 1961, although Sharman continued to average better than 15 points per game.
By 1961 Sharman had reached age 35 and had played 11 seasons.
www.nba.com /history/finals/19601961.html   (828 words)

 BBC ON THIS DAY | 10 | 1961: Apartheid attacked at Nobel ceremony
Mr Jahn said Mr Luthuli, who led the ANC from 1952 until it was banned last year, had done well to reject the use of force in his quest for racial harmony in South Africa.
He also praised Dag Hammarskjold, the late UN Secretary-General, who was today awarded the 1961 Nobel Peace Prize posthumously for his efforts to secure peace in Africa.
He was killed in a plane crash in Northern Rhodesia on 18 September this year and today his prize was accepted by Rolf Edberg, Swedish Ambassador to Norway.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/10/newsid_3223000/3223074.stm   (535 words)

In 1961, each person was asked the question "To what ethnic group did you or your ancestor (on the male side) belong on coming to this continent?" The language spoken at that time by the person, or his paternal ancestor, was used as an aid in determining the person's ethnic group.
Enumerators, in the 1961 Census, were instructed to record the specific religious body, denomination, sect or community reported in answer to the question "What is your religion?" Thus, census figures do not measure church membership or indicate the degree of affiliation with any religious body.
Population by Birthplace and Sex, for Provinces and Territories, 1961.
www.gseis.ucla.edu /faculty/chu/count-aia/Country/Conf/Canada/1961b.htm   (1008 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1961 American League
The investigation conducted by technologists at Foster D. Snell Inc. concluded that the ball was slightly larger and several ounces lighter than the one used by Babe Ruth in the 1920's.
On July 17, 1961, former Tiger superstar Ty Cobb died in Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mickey Cochrane, Nap Rucker, and Ray Schalk were the only former Major League players to attend his funeral.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1961a.shtml   (870 words)

The exact date is not known but we are desperate to hear from him.
I was born in Port Elizabeth in August 1961, and adopted immediately.
Ek is gebore 18 November 1961 in Brakpan as
members.tripod.com /adoption_reunions/1961.htm   (783 words)

 The Official Site of Major League Baseball: History: All-Star Game Recaps
Even though it out-hit the American League 11-4 in the first All-Star Game of 1961, the National League still had to rally in the bottom of the 10th to win.
The 1961 game at San Francisco's wind-swept Candlestick Park was another exciting extra-innings affair.
The Nationals had a 3-2 lead in the ninth with Stu Miller of the Giants on the hill and the tying run on third.
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/history/mlb_asgrecaps_story_headline.jsp?story_page=recap_1961   (271 words)

 1961-1962 ProTeam Classic Corvettes
The following Corvettes are all from the years 1961 and 1962.
ProTeam Classic Corvette Sales has the world's largest collection of classic Corvettes.
Significant Historical Corvette Facts: 1961 and 1962 Corvettes
www.proteamcorvette.com /1962.html   (2340 words)

 In This Year ... 1961   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This area contains a list of interesting reports based around the 3562 titles in the IMDb for 1961.
The form below allows you to search the database for titles from 1961 only.
The A-Z index enables you to browse the titles alphabetically.
us.imdb.com /Sections/Years/1961   (113 words)

 A retro nostalgia multimedia look at 1961   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Eisenhower's Farewell Address to the Nation January 17, 1961
The 23rd Amendment to the United States Constitution is enacted, permitting the District of Columbia to choose Electors for President and Vice President.
Fastest passage on record proposed on June 17, 1960 and ratified by the states on March 29, 1961.
1961.yearthatwas.com   (346 words)

 Biographies of West Carrollton High School 1961 Classmates
It has always been fun to attend the various reunions of the Class of 1961.
I was in the class of 1961 until the 9th grade.
I was held over in the 8th grade and had to repeat it.
members.aol.com /MedLounge/wchs/1961.html   (2273 words)

 RFC 1961 (rfc1961) - GSS-API Authentication Method for SOCKS Version 5
RFC 1961 - GSS-API Authentication Method for SOCKS Version 5
Network Working Group P. McMahon Request for Comments: 1961 ICL Category: Standards Track June 1996 GSS-API Authentication Method for SOCKS Version 5 Status of this Memo This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1961.html   (1495 words)

 Splendor in the Grass (1961) - Moviefone
Splendor in the Grass (1961) Splendor in the Grass on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more.
Splendor in the Grass (1961) Splendor in the Grass (1961) is another of director Elia Kazan's dramatic, hyperbolic films with daring and controversial content for its times - sexual...
Splendor in the Grass (1961) - Splendor in the Grass (1961) movie details.
movies.aol.com /movie/splendor-in-the-grass-1961/18960/main   (175 words)

 YouTube - 1961 Bentley
The Parent Trap 1961 "Catfight At The Dance"
Les Chaussettes Noires - Quand je te vois (1961)
Dinah Shore Chevy Show "Where The Cars Are" The 1961 Chevys!
www.youtube.com /?v=_OS60gX89PU   (82 words)

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