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Monday 2 April 1951

1951-04-02

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Thing from Another World, directed by Christian Nyby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Thing from Another World

Directed by: Christian Nyby

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness

Country: United States

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Father's Little Dividend

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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The Tales of Hoffmann

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchrina

Country: United States

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The Red Badge of Courage

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Audie Murphy, Bill Mauldin, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Royal Wedding

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok

Starring: Guy Madison, Andy Devine

Country: United States

Martinsville, U.S.A.

Starring: Susan Peters, Kathryn Gill, Don Hanmer, Gerry Lock

Country: United States

The Victor Borge Show

Starring: Victor Borge, Art Carney

Country: United States

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Henry Morgan's Great Talent Hunt

Starring: Henry Morgan, Kaye Ballard, Art Carney, Pert Kelton

Country: United States

Two Girls Named Smith

Starring: Peggy Ann Garner, Marcia Henderson, Peggy French, Richard Hayes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Simon Barere: pianist, dies while perfoming at Carnegie Hall.

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: New World Riviera fashion
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jules Vincent Auriol -- Apr. 2, 1951
  • Esquire

Books

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

From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may break him or kill him. First

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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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