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Wednesday 5 September 1951

1951-09-05

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The River, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The River

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight

Country: United States

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People Will Talk

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Finlay Currie

Country: United States

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Flying Leathernecks

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Don Taylor

Country: United States

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St. Benny the Dip

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Dick Haymes, Nina Foch, Roland Young

Country: United States

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Jim Thorpe -- All-American

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Charles Bickford, Steve Cochran

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Frances Langford-Don Ameche Show

Starring: Don Ameche, Frances Langford, Neil Hamilton, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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Search for Tomorrow

Written by: Agnes Nixon, Roy Winsor

Starring: Shawn Stevens

Country: United States

Boston Blackie

Starring: Kent Taylor, Lois Collier, Frank Orth

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Kit Carson

Starring: Bill Williams, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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Tales of Tomorrow

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Walter Abel, Edgar Stehli

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 September 1951 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Michael Keaton in Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania, USA; actor (Gung Ho, Batman).
  • Paul Breitner: German footballer.
  • Patti McGuire: American model and television producer.
  • Kauraka Kauraka: Cook Islands writer who published six collections of poems in the English and Rarotongan languages.
  • Didier Hamon: French business leader who served as Deputy State Prosecutor firstly for Val d'Oise and then Hauts de Seine, General Secretary of the National School of Industrial Design, and programme director for the Bicentenary of the French Revolution.
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Facts:
  • 65th US Womens Tennis: Mo Connolly beats Shirley J Fry (63 16 64)
  • 71st US Mens Tennis: Frank A Sedgman beats Elias Seixas Jr (64 61 61)

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Del Wood - Down Yonder
  2. Castle Rock - Frank Sinatra (Harry James Orchestra)
  3. (When We Are Dancing) I Get Ideas - Louis Armstrong

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Gina Lollobrigida
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ava Gardner -- Sep. 3, 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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