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Friday 14 September 1951

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eugene H Trinh and Steve Artley. No Highway in the Sky, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sky King.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

No Highway in the Sky

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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

Which were the important events of 14 September 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fritz Busch: German musician, a violinist, pianist and conductor who reorganized the Dresden State Opera.

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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

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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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