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Wednesday 12 September 1951

1951-09-12

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Day the Earth Stood Still, directed by Robert Wise, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe

Country: United States

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A Streetcar Named Desire

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter

Country: United States

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Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty

Country: United States

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The River

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight

Country: United States

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People Will Talk

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Finlay Currie

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Sky King

Starring: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters

Country: United States

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The Frances Langford-Don Ameche Show

Starring: Don Ameche, Frances Langford, Neil Hamilton, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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Search for Tomorrow

Written by: Agnes Nixon, Roy Winsor

Starring: Shawn Stevens

Country: United States

Boston Blackie

Starring: Kent Taylor, Lois Collier, Frank Orth

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Kit Carson

Starring: Bill Williams, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
  • Cape Verde - National Day
  • Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
  • RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joëlle Léandre: French double bassist, vocalist, and composer active in new music and free improvisation.
  • Berty Ahern: Dublin, Ireland -- Prime Minister of Ireland (1997- ).
  • Bertie Ahern: Irish politician, leader of the Fianna Fáil party, Ahern was prime Minister (Taoiseach) of Ireland from 26 June 1997 to 7 May 2008.
  • Norm Dube: Canadian ice hockey player.
  • Norm Dubé: Canadian ice hockey player.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Japans Prime Minister Yoshida
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Farouk I -- Sep. 10, 1951
  • Life: Gina Lollobrigida

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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