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{{Year|1960s}}
 
{{Year|1960s}}
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== Births ==
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* [[Shawn Farquhar]]
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* [[Kevin James]]
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* [[Mark Levy]]
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* [[Greg Manwaring]]
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* [[Franz Harary]]
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== Deaths ==
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* [[Fred Braue]]
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* [[Ben Chavez]]
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* [[George Davenport]]
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* [[John H. Edmondson]]
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* [[William Lindsay Gresham]]
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* [[Eli Hackman]]
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* [[George Johnson]]
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* [[Mel Jones]]
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* [[Ernie Kovacs]]
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* [[Vernon E. Lux]]
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* [[Jack Miller]]
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* [[Dell O'Dell]]
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* [[Charles Prevette]]
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* [[John Ramsay]]
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* [[Medjid Kan Rezvani]]
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* [[Frank Rigney]]
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* [[Al Saal]]
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* [[Ed Wolff]]
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* [[Herman Yerger]]
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== Books published ==
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* [[36 Tricks with Fa-Ko Cards]]
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* [[Close-Up Card Magic]]
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* [[Early Vernon]]
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* [[Encyclopedia of Silk Magic, Vol. 3]]
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* [[Estimation]]
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* [[How to Entertain Children with Magic You Can Do]]
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* [[The K.M. Move]]
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* [[The Magic of Haskell]]
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* [[Malini and His Magic]]
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* [[Marked Cards And Loaded Dice]]
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* [[Panorama of Magic]]
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* [[Tilt (Book)]]
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* [[Kort is Now in Session]]
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== Periodicals ==
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* [[Magical Review]] begins publishing in January.
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* [[Magic Cauldron]] begins publishing in February.
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* [[New Jinx]] begins publishing in April
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* [[Conjure]] begins publishing in June and suspends in August.
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* [[Robert Lund]] begins editing the newsletter of the [[Magic Collectors Association]].
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* [[Magic Carpet]] begins publishing.
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* [[Jake's Journal]] which just began in December of 1961 ends with it's March 1962 issue.
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* Other magazines still being published are: [[Wizard Monthly]], [[Yogi-Gram]], [[Psycho-Gizmo]], [[Hugard's Magic Monthly]], [[New Phoenix], [[Gen]], [[Magical Bookie]], [[The Blue Sheet]]  and [[New Tops]].
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* [[Allen's Attic]] completes its run.
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== Events ==
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* George E. Mueller, M.D.  replaces Neil C. Doren, M.D.  as National President of the [[Society of American Magicians]].
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* The [[Academy of Magical Arts]] and The [[Magic Castle]] were created.
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* [[J.C. Wagner]] was working at Merlin's Magic Shop within Disneyland (with [[Steve Martin]])
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* [[Howie Schwarzman]] began mentoring the teenaged [[Denny Haney]].
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* [[Les Arnold]] was president of the [[Long Beach Mystics]].
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* [[Dr. Nils Simonson]] started the [[Magic Academy of Sweden]] in Stockholm.
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* [[Merv Griffin Show]], hosted by magic enthusiast and [[Magic Castle]] member [[Merv Griffin]], begins to air in October.
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* [[Johnny Carson]] takes over [[The Tonight Show]].
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* [[Channing Pollock]] performs his dove act in the 1962 Italian film European Night.
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* [[George Carolly]] was touring with the [[USO]] in the Far East.
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* [[Coe Norton]] marries the successful actress Laura Lee.
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* [[Magic Club of America]]' was formed in 1962 by a young [[Dale Salwak]].

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