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Wednesday 10 October 1951

1951-10-10

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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 this week ?

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy

Country: United States

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Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Directed by: Albert Lewin

Starring: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick

Country: United States

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The Lavender Hill Mob

Directed by: Charles Crichton

Starring: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

I Love Lucy

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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Goodyear Playhouse

Starring: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 October 1951 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Goeffrey King: American murderer, he was arrested 9/6/1969 at 1:00 AM for stealing a car.
  • Boboy Garovillo: Filipino singer and actor (APO Hiking Society).
  • Epeli Ganilau: Fijian general and politician 16th Minister for Fijian Affairs.
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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Slow Loris in cup
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William M. Boyle -- Oct. 8, 1951
  • Life: Princess Elizabeth

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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