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Monday 12 November 1951

1951-11-12

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Laughter in Paradise, directed by Mario Zampi, 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

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Laughter in Paradise

Directed by: Mario Zampi

Starring: Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, Guy Middleton

Country: United States

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Quo Vadis

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn

Country: United States

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Brighton Rock

Directed by: John Boulting

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell

Country: United States

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Detective Story

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix

Country: United States

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The History of Mr. Polly

Directed by: Anthony Pélissier

Starring: John Mills, Sally Ann Howes, Betty Ann Davies

Country: United States

TV Series

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Dagmar's Canteen

Starring: Dagmar, Milton Delugg, Ray Malone, Jean Egnor

Country: United States

Out There

Starring: Casey Allen, Robert Webber, Arthur Batanides, Stewart Bradley

Country: United States

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Foreign Intrigue

Starring: Jerome Thor, Gerald Mohr, James Daly

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrick Sabatier: French TV host, well known in France, whose star was tarnished after he got a four-year suspended sentence for tax evasion.
  • Jean-Marie Huet: French magistrate, who, since January 2010, has served as the Attorney General to the Court of Appeal of Aix-en-Provence.
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Facts:
  • Paint Your Wagon opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 289 performances
  • The National Ballet of Canada performs for the first time in Eaton Auditorium.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Anthony Eden
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Benjamin F. Fairless -- Nov. 12, 1951
  • Life: Ginger Rogers

Books

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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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