Wednesday 10 October 1951
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 10 October 1951 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the important events of 10 October 1951 ?
See other famous people born on 10 October
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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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1951 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1951?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William M. Boyle -- Oct. 8, 1951
- Life: Slow Loris in cup
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Three classic World War II novels in one collection, including the National Book Award winner From Here to Eternity. An army base at Pearl Harbor. The jungles of Guadalcanal.
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 ...
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
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.
Tell the world why 10 October 1951 is such a special date for you!