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Saturday 14 July 1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Esther Dyson and Judi Brown. Show Boat, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching What's My Line.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Show Boat

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel

Country: United States

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Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman

Country: United States

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Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur

Country: United States

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States

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The Prowler

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

What's My Line

Starring: Eamonn Andrews, Isobel Barnett, Gilbert Harding, Bob Monkhouse

Country: United Kingdom

Hollywood Opening Night

Starring: Jimmy Fidler, Jimmy Wallington

Country: United States

Comedy Circus

Country: United States

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Front Page Detective

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Paula Drew, George Pembroke

Country: United States

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Ernie in Kovacsland

Starring: Ernie Kovacs, Edie Adams

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 July 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
  • France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Esther Dyson: Zurich, Switzerland -- Computer publisher (Release 1.0).
  • Judi Brown: East Lansing, Michigan -- 400m hurdler (1984 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Erich Hallhuber: German actor (Born 1951).
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Facts:
  • Make a Wish closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 102 performances
  • 1st color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race)
  • George Washington Carver monument unveiled
  • First color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race).
  • Citation becomes first horse to win $1,000,000 in races.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Because of You - Les Baxter & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Charlotte NC debutantes
  • Time: Self portrait sketch
  • Life: Heroes in Korea Medal of Honor

Books

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

From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeTHE COMPLETE UNCENSORED EDITION • THE WORLD WAR II MASTERPIECE AS IT WAS MEANT TO BE READ • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Diamond Head, ...

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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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