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Monday 12 March 1951

1951-03-12

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Red Badge of Courage, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Red Badge of Courage

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Audie Murphy, Bill Mauldin, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Royal Wedding

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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Operation Pacific

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: Bretaigne Windust

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Zero Mostel, Ted de Corsia

Country: United States

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Halls of Montezuma

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Martinsville, U.S.A.

Starring: Susan Peters, Kathryn Gill, Don Hanmer, Gerry Lock

Country: United States

The Victor Borge Show

Starring: Victor Borge, Art Carney

Country: United States

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Henry Morgan's Great Talent Hunt

Starring: Henry Morgan, Kaye Ballard, Art Carney, Pert Kelton

Country: United States

Two Girls Named Smith

Starring: Peggy Ann Garner, Marcia Henderson, Peggy French, Richard Hayes

Country: United States

Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre

Starring: Russell Nype

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 March 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
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Facts:
  • Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler loses fight (9-7) to stay in office.
  • Communist troops driven out of Seoul, Korea.
  • Hank Ketcham's best-selling comic strip ''Dennis the Menace'', appeared in newspapers across the U.S. for the first time.
  • Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul during Operation Ripper.
  • West Germany joins UNESCO.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters - Sparrow In The Tree Top
  2. Would I Love You (Love You, Love You) - Doris Day (Harry James Orchestra)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Paul Douglas
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Estes Kefauver -- Mar. 12, 1951
  • Life: Paris fashions

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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