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==Events==
 
==Events==
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===April===
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*[[April 11]]: [[Pierikos FC|Pierikos]] is established from the merger of [[Megas Alexandros Katerini FC|Megas Alexandros Katerini]] and Olympus Katerini.
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*[[April 17]]: PM [[Constantine Karamanlis]] visits Washington, DC and meets with US President John F. Kennedy.
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*[[April 19]]: [[Manos Hadjidakis]] receives an Oscar for the score of the film "Never on a Sunday"
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*[[April 20]]: [[Saint Kosmas Aitolos|Father Kosmas Aitolos]] is proclaimed a saint by the [[Eastern Orthodox Church]].
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*[[April 21]]: Scientific research determines that the average life expectancy of a Greek male is 57 years and that of a Greek female is 62 years.
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===May===
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*[[May 23]]: Ten men are put on trial in [[Thessaloniki]] charged with spying on behalf of Bulgaria.
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*[[May 24]]: [[Cyprus]] is admitted into the Council of Europe.
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===June===
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*[[June 13]]: [[Cyprus]] joins the British Commonwealth.
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*[[June 28]]: World champions FC Santos defeat [[AEK FC|AEK]] 3-0, as Pele scores the 400th goal of his career.
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*[[June 30]]: Pele scores twice as World champions FC Santos defeat [[Panathinaikos FC|Panathinaikos]] 3-2
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===July===
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*[[July 4]]: [[Olympiakos FC|Olympiakos]] stun World Champions FC Santos (with Pele) 2-1 at [[Leoforos Alexandras Stadium]] ([[Antonis Poseidon|Poseidon]], [[Tasos Sourounis|Sourounis]] - [[Mimis Stefanakos|Stefanakos]] og). Fans protested the ticket price of 35 [[drachma]]s -- more than three times the regular 10 drachmas ticket price of the times.
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*[[July 9]]: The agreement of association of [[Greece]] and the European Common Market is signed in [[Athens]].
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===August===
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*[[August 4]]: [[Myron Anyfandakis]] breaks the Greek record in the [[javelin throw]] with 74.15m.
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*[[August 6]]: [[Maria Callas]] performs in the ancient theatre of [[Epidaurus]] in the role of [[Medea]].
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===September===
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*[[September 9]]: [[AEK FC|AEK]] kick off the 1961-[[1962]] season with an 8-0 away win at [[Aegaleo FC|Aegaleo]]. [[Kostas Nestoridis]] scores three goals, [[Andreas Stamatiadis]] and [[Thanasis Gouvas]] two each, with [[Giorgos Petridis]] contributing one.
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*[[September 17]]: Adnan Menderes is hanged in the [[Prince's Islands]]. Among the accusations brought against the former Turkish PM was his tolerance of the [[Istanbul Pogrom]] against the Greek minority.
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*[[September 20]]: [[Konstantinos Dovas]] forms a caretaker government which will conduct one of the most disputed elections in the history of Greece.
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===October===
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*[[October 20]]: Dr. Fazil Kucuk vetoes the creation of a single Cypriot army.
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*[[October 29]]: [[Constantine Karamanlis]] wins the national elections which - according to the opposition - were rife with violence and corruption.
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===November===
 
===November===
*[[November 4]]:  [[Constantine Karamanlis]] is re-elected President, after winning the elections where, as they later pronounced, ''"even the trees voted !"''
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*[[November 4]]:  [[Constantine Karamanlis]] is sworn in as PM, after winning the [[October 29]] elections where, as they later pronounced, ''"even the trees voted !"''
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*[[November 6]]: Torrential rains cause floodings in [[Athens]] and the suburbs. 40 dead and thousands of flood victims.
  
 
==Births==
 
==Births==
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===February===
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*[[February 2]]: [[Eleni Mavrou]], Mayor of [[Lefkosia]], [[Cyprus]].
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*[[February 8]]: [[Giorgos Savvidis]], football player and coach.
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===March===
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*[[March 1]]: [[Savvas Kofidis]], football player and coach.
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===May===
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*[[May 31]]: [[Marios Karoyian]], Cypriot politician
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===June===
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*[[June 25]]: [[Antonis Mitzelos]], guitarist, songwriter for ''[[Termites]]''
 
===July===
 
===July===
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*[[July 13]]: [[Stelios Manolas]], football player
 
*[[July 29]]: [[Dimitris Saravakos]], football player
 
*[[July 29]]: [[Dimitris Saravakos]], football player
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==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
 
===July===
 
===July===
 
*[[July 8]]: [[Konstantinos Logothetopoulos]], Prime Minister during the Nazi occupation of Greece.
 
*[[July 8]]: [[Konstantinos Logothetopoulos]], Prime Minister during the Nazi occupation of Greece.
 
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===Unknown===
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*[[Ioannis Theotokis]], politician, Prime Minister
  
  
 
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[[Category:Years]]
 
[[Category:1961]]
 
[[Category:1961]]

Latest revision as of 07:24, October 2, 2015

Events

April

May

June

  • June 13: Cyprus joins the British Commonwealth.
  • June 28: World champions FC Santos defeat AEK 3-0, as Pele scores the 400th goal of his career.
  • June 30: Pele scores twice as World champions FC Santos defeat Panathinaikos 3-2

July

August

September

October

  • October 20: Dr. Fazil Kucuk vetoes the creation of a single Cypriot army.
  • October 29: Constantine Karamanlis wins the national elections which - according to the opposition - were rife with violence and corruption.

November

Births

February

March

May

June

July

Deaths

July

Unknown