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1961

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  January -

GUS TAMES A TOUGH BIRD

July -

GUS HELPS LAND A BIG CATCH

  February -

GUS LOOKS INTO A TRUNKFUL OF TROUBLE

August -

GUS CURES THE BIG-CAR BLUES

  March -

GUS MEETS WITH RESISTANCE

September -

GUS MAKES A FAST GETAWAY

  April -

GUS REPAIRS A FRIENDSHIP

October -

GUS PULLS THE SWITCH ON MURDER

  May -

GUS KEEPS A LADY IN LINE

November -

GUS GOES TO THE MOVIES

  June -

GUS SEPARATES THE MEN FROM THE BOYS

December -

GUS PLAYS A DIPLOMATIC ROLE

 

In the News...

●    U.S. breaks diplomatic relations with Cuba (Jan. 3).

●    Robert Frost recites "The Gift Outright" at John F. Kennedy's inauguration as president of U.S. (Jan. 20).

●    Moscow announces putting first man in orbit around Earth, Maj. Yuri A. Gagarin (April 12).

●    Cuba invaded at Bay of Pigs by an estimated 1,200 anti-Castro exiles aided by U.S.; invasion crushed (April 17).

●    First U.S. spaceman, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., rockets 116.5 miles up in 302-mile trip (May 5).

●    Virgil Grissom becomes second American astronaut, making 118-mile-high, 303-mile-long rocket flight over Atlantic (July 21).

●    Gherman Stepanovich Titov is launched in Soviet spaceship Vostok II: makes 171/2 orbits in 25 hours, covering 434,960 miles before landing safely (Aug. 6).

●    East Germans erect Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin to halt flood of refugees (Aug. 13).

●    USSR fires 50-megaton hydrogen bomb, biggest explosion in history (Oct. 29).

●    There are 2,000 U.S. military advisers in South Vietnam.

Automotive News

●    Final DeSoto built