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Monday 1 January 1951, NewYear’s Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frans Kellendonk and Nana Patekar. Halls of Montezuma, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Ryder.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Halls of Montezuma

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States

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Born Yesterday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Red Ryder

Written by: Fred Harman

Starring: Louis Lettieri

Country: United States

Life with Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Dorothy Ford, Harold Goodwin, Marcia Mae Jones

Country: United States

Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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The Range Rider

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones

Country: United States

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The Lawrence Welk Show

Starring: Lawrence Welk, Dick Dale, Myron Floren, Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1951 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Frans Kellendonk: Author (Ruin, The Good for Nothing).
  • Nana Patekar: Indian film and stage actor.
  • Daniel Anderson: American athlete, played pro basketball for two seasons beginning in 1974.
  • Mimmo Cavallo: Italian singer, whose best-known song is "Uh, mammà!" (1980).
  • Prospero Gallinari: Italian Red Brigade terrorist who killed ex-premier Aldo Moro 5/09/1978 six weeks after kidnapping him on 3/16/1978.
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Facts:
  • Massive Chinese/North Korean assault on United Nations-lines.
  • First week as No. 1 single on ''Billboard'' and ''Cashbox'' charts of Patti Page hit song quotTennessee Waltzquot.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1951 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Christmas In Killarney - Dennis Day

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1951?

  • Life: GEs Charles Wilson
  • Time: American Soldiers, The Men of the Year.
  • Esquire

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeTHE COMPLETE UNCENSORED EDITION • THE WORLD WAR II MASTERPIECE AS IT WAS MEANT TO BE READ • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Diamond Head, ...

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The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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Moses

By: Sholem Asch

Hardcover: 505 pages Publisher: GP Putnam's Sons, NY; First Edition edition (June 1951) Language: English ISBN-10: 999740629X ISBN-13: 978-9997406293 Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 6.1 x 1.5

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The Cardinal

By: Henry Morton Robinson

On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

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