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Sunday 15 April 1951

1951-04-15

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Thing from Another World, directed by Christian Nyby, 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.
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Movies

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

The Thing from Another World

Directed by: Christian Nyby

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness

Country: United States

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Father's Little Dividend

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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The Tales of Hoffmann

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchrina

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok

Starring: Guy Madison, Andy Devine

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Trixie Schuba: Austrian figure-skating champion who won a Gold Medal at the 1972 Olympics.
  • Heloise : American journalist and author.
  • John Phillips: American musician (The Mamas & the Papas) (Born 1935).
  • Stuart Prebble: English journalist and producer.
  • Hansel: Cuba -- Spanish personality.
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Facts:
  • Michael Gorsira is first person in charge of Cura?ao.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Too Young - Nat King Cole (Les Baxter & His Orchestra)
  2. Mario Lanza - The Loveliest Night Of The Year

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: General Omar Bradley
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Barbara Bel Geddes -- Apr. 9, 1951
  • Life: New World Riviera fashion

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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