A Glance Back at 2011 - From a Gay Perspective
The Year in LGBT History: 2011

LGBT Time Capsule: 1961




April 5, 1961 - Barbra Streisand makes her 1st TV appearance, on The Jack Parr Show.

April 25, 1961 - Judy Garland gives an acclaimed performance at Carnegie Hall.

June 17, 1961 - Acclaimed Kirov Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects in Paris.

Sept 28, 1961 - Dr. Kildare, starring Richard Chamberlain, debuts on NBC.

Oct. 5, 1961 - The movie Breakfast at Tiffany's opens in theaters.

Dec. 19, 1961 - The movie version of The Children's Hour opens in theaters, starring Shirley MacLaine and Audrey Hepburn.





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