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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1958 1959 196019611962 1963 1964

1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Its rendering using the Hindu-Arabic numeral system creates a numeral which looks the same when put upside down. The next such year will be 6009.

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Construction of Berlin Wall

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Movies released[change | change source]

George Chakiris in West Side Story

Hit songs[change | change source]

Patsy Cline in 1957

New books[change | change source]

Harper Lee in 2007