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Tuesday 11 December 1951

1951-12-11

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). On Dangerous Ground, directed by Nicholas Ray, 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..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

On Dangerous Ground

On Dangerous Ground

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Miracle in Milan

Miracle in Milan

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Emma Gramatica, Francesco Golisano, Paolo Stoppa

Country: United States

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I'll See You in My Dreams

I'll See You in My Dreams

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Doris Day, Danny Thomas, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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Scrooge

Scrooge

Directed by: Brian Desmond-Hurst

Starring: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison

Country: United States

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Superman and the Mole-Men

Superman and the Mole-Men

Directed by: Lee Sholem

Starring: George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Dragnet

Dragnet

Written by: Jack Webb

Starring: Jack Webb

Country: United States

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The Name's the Same

The Name's the Same

Starring: Joan Alexander, Robert Q. Lewis

Country: United States

See It Now

See It Now

Starring: Edward R. Murrow

Country: United States

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The Dinah Shore Show

The Dinah Shore Show

Starring: Dinah Shore, Gisele MacKenzie, Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Bob and Ray

Bob and Ray

Starring: Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Cloris Leachman, Audrey Meadows

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Four Aces - Tell Me Why
  2. Eddie Fisher - Any Time
  3. Slow Poke - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra
  4. Slow Poke - Helen O'Connell

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 11 December 1951 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Editors and founders of the Reader's Digest
  • Life: Trumans wardrobe
  • Esquire

Books

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

From Here to Eternity by James Jones

From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

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.

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The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

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

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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