|Years in anime:||1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s|
|Years:||1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964|
The events of 1961 in anime .
|English name||Japanese name||Type||Demographic||Regions|
|Fantasia of Stamps / Stamp Fantasy||切手の幻想 - Kitte no Gensou||Short||JA|
|Instant History||インスタントヒストリー - Instant History||TV series||JA|
|The Littlest Warrior / The Orphan Brother||安寿と厨子王丸 - Anju to Zushioumaru||Movie||JA|
Otis Paul Drayton was an American sprint runner. He was an AAU champion in the 220 yd (200 m) sprint from 1961 to 1963. In 1961, he was a member of the world record of 39.1 seconds setting American 4 × 100 m relay team, and equaled the 200 m world record of 20.5 s in 1962. At the 1964 Olympics, Drayton won a silver medal in the 200 m and ran the opening leg for the gold medal winning American 4 × 100 m relay team, which set a world record at 39.06 seconds.
Herschel Daugherty was an American television and film director and occasional actor.
Warsaw Autumn(Warszawska Jesień) is the largest international Polish festival of contemporary music. Indeed, for many years, it was the only festival of its type in Central and Eastern Europe. It was founded in 1956 by two composers, Tadeusz Baird and Kazimierz Serocki, and officially established by the Head Board of the Polish Composers' Union. It is an annual event, normally taking place in the second half of September and lasts for 8 days.
The National Autonomous Federation of Football of Honduras, known as FENAFUTH, is the official football governing body in Honduras and is in charge of the Honduras national team. FENAFUTH was founded in 1935 and joined FIFA in 1946. It joined CONCACAF in 1961.
Anil Kumar Das FRAS, FNI was an Indian scientist, astronomer. During the International Geophysical Year, observatories in Madrid, India, and Manila were responsible for monitoring solar effects. The Kodaikanal Solar Observatory in South India performed this monitoring using their recently built solar tunnel telescope. Das was the director of the Kodaikanal observatory at this time. In 1960 he was responsible for installing a tower/tunnel telescope at the facility that would be used to perform some of the first helioseismology investigations. The crater Das on the far side of the Moon is named after him.
The McGill–Queen's University Press (MQUP) is a joint venture between McGill University in Montreal, Quebec and Queen's University at Kingston in Kingston, Ontario.
Tohokushinsha Film Corporation is a film distributor, production company and dubbing studio based in Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo. It was founded in 1961 by Banjirō Uemura as a dubbing house for foreign films; members of the Uemura family continue as its largest shareholders.
Devon Morris is a retired Jamaican sprinter who mainly competed in the 400 metres. He won this distance at the 1991 IAAF World Indoor Championships, and his personal best time was 45.49 seconds, achieved during the 1987 World Championships. At the 1988 Summer Olympics he won a silver medal with the Jamaican team in 4 x 400 metres relay. He was an Earl Mellis Former Olympic Sprinter. Devon Morris is currently working as the Facility Director at Jubilee World.
Charles Weissmann is a Hungarian-born Swiss molecular biologist. Weissmann is particularly known for the first cloning and expression of interferon and his contributions to the unraveling of the molecular genetics of neurogenerative prion diseases such as scrapie, Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease and "mad cow disease".
Titanus is an Italian film production company, founded in 1904 by Gustavo Lombardo (1885–1951). The company's headquarters are located at 28 Via Sommacampagna, Rome and its studios on the Via Tiburtina, 13 km from the centre of Rome.
Henri Colpi was a French film editor and film director.
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) is an arts council serving the U.S. state of New York. It was established in 1960 through a bill introduced in the New York State Legislature by New York State Senator MacNeil Mitchell (1905–1996), with backing from Governor Nelson Rockefeller, and began its work in 1961. It awards more than 1,900 grants each year to arts, culture, and heritage non-profits and artists throughout the state. Its headquarters are in Manhattan, New York City.
Stanley Atwood "Daddy" Boles was the athletic director of the University of Kentucky from 1917 through 1933. He also served as head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats football and Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball teams for one season each. He was responsible for hiring legendary men's basketball coach Adolph Rupp at Kentucky.
William Sterling Cole was an American politician, lawyer and civil servant, who served as the first Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency from 1957 to 1961. Before his appointment to the IAEA he was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.
Our Lady of Maryknoll Hospital is one of two hospitals in the Wong Tai Sin area in New Kowloon of Hong Kong.
Rudolf Kárpáti was a fencer from Hungary, who won six gold medals in sabre at four Olympic Games (1948–1960). He also won seven gold, three silver and two bronze medals at the world championships. For his achievements he was named Hungarian Sportsman of the year in 1959 and 1960.
The Buckinghamshire Building Society was founded in 1907 in Chalfont St Giles by a group of local businessmen as the Chalfont & District Permanent Building Society. It was renamed the Buckinghamshire in 1961. The Society has 11,000 investing Members, 1,000 borrowers and assets of £243m in 2013.
The 27th New York Film Critics Circle Awards, honored the best filmmaking of 1961.
James Joseph O'Keeffe was an Irish Fine Gael politician. A merchant and company director, he was a member of the Seanad from 1956 to 1961. During this period he also stood unsuccessfully for Dáil Éireann in the Dublin South-West constituency at the 1951 and 1957 general elections. He succeeded at the third attempt in being elected for Dublin South-West in 1961. However he lost his seat at the 1965 general election despite increasing his vote. He stood again in 1969 and 1977 in the newly created Dublin Rathmines West but did not regain his seat.
The Boston mayoral election of 1967 occurred on Tuesday, November 7, 1967, between Secretary of the Commonwealth Kevin White and Boston School Committee member Louise Day Hicks. White was elected to his first term, and inaugurated on Monday, January 1, 1968.