1961

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July 3, 2022

The year 1961 coincides with the year 1961. It is a normal year in which the first day is a Sunday in the Gregorian calendar and is Year of the Ox Trisok Chulachak 1323 (April 15th is the solemn day)

Leader of Thailand

King: His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great (9 June 1946 – 13 October 2016) Prime Minister: Field Marshal Sarit Thanarat (9 February 1959 – 8 December 1963)

Event

January 20 - John F. Kennedy is sworn in as the 35th President of the United States. April 12 - Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin completes orbit around the Earth (12 April 1961). May 25 - John F. Kennedy announces his intention to send humans to the moon. August 13 - The Communist government of East Germany builds the Berlin Wall. September 11 - Founding of WWF, an independent nature conservation organization. 22 September - Thailand started the National Park Act 1961. October 18 - Le Bateau painting is displayed in the New York Museum of Modern Art.

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Thailand began to implement the National Economic and Social Development Plan No. 1 (1961-1966).

Birthday

January

January 2 - Warunee Suntreesawat Thai singer Winit Lertratanachai, Thai actor and host January 9 - Nat Inthacharoen, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defense January 11 - Karl von Habsburg, Archduke of Austria January 13 – Julia Louis-Drefuss, American actress, comedian, singer and producer. January 14 - Boonjong Wongtrairat, former Thai minister Vissarian, Russian religious leader January 16 - Prompong Nopparit, Thai actor and politician January 18 - Somporn Preedamanoj, Thai singer and actress Peter Beardsley, footballer