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Saturday 6 October 1951

1951-10-06

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Love Nest, directed by Joseph Newman, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Love Nest

Directed by: Joseph Newman

Starring: June Haver, William Lundigan, Frank Fay

Country: United States

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An American in Paris

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

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Across the Wide Missouri

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Clark Gable, Ricardo Montalban, John Hodiak

Country: United States

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No Highway in the Sky

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Mark Saber

Starring: Tom Conway, James Burke

Country: United States

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Schlitz Playhouse

Starring: James Mason, Irene Dunne

Country: United States

Celanese Theatre

Starring: Philip Coolidge, Wendell Corey, Ralph Morgan

Country: United States

Cosmopolitan Theatre

Starring: Bramwell Fletcher

Country: United States

Mr. District Attorney

Starring: Jay Jostyn, Len Doyle, Vicky Vola

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Otto Fritz Meyerhof: German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Born 1884).
  • Will Keith Kellogg: American food manufacturer (Born 1860).
  • Henry Gurney: British high commissioner to Malaya, is assassinated.
Facts:
  • Stalin proclaims Russia has atom bomb
  • Malayan Emergency: Communist insurgents kill British commander Sir Henry Gurney.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Savannah Churchill - (It's No) Sin

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Princess Elizabeth
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bert Lahr -- Oct. 1, 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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