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1961

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1961 (As MAD Magazine pointed out on its first cover for the year) was the first "upside-down" year - i. e., one that looked the same upside down - since 1881, and the last until 6009.

Years:
1958 1959 1960 - 1961 - 1962 1963 1964
Decades:
1930s 1940s 1950s - 1960s - 1970s 1980s 1990s
Centuries:
19th century - 20th century - 21st century
1961 in art
1961 in aviation
1961 in film
1961 in literature
1961 in music
1961 in radio
1961 in science
1961 in sports
1961 in television
List of state leaders in 1961
List of religious leaders in 1961

Table of contents
1 Events
2 Births
3 Deaths
4 Nobel Prizes

Events

January

February-March

April

May-June

July-October

November-December


Births

January-April

May-December

Deaths

Nobel Prizes