It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

  • Halls of MontezumaHalls of Montezuma
    directed by Lewis Milestone
    starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner
  • Born YesterdayBorn Yesterday
    directed by George Cukor
    starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Monday, 15 January 1951 ?


Holidays
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
  • Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Wikipedia Day.

Facts
  • Cloud of Death rolls down Mount Lamington, New Guinea kills 3-5,000
  • Supreme Court rule clear and present danger of incitement to riot is not protected speech and can be a cause for arrest
  • Ilse Koch, ''The Witch of Buchenwald'', wife of the commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp, is sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in West Germany.
  • US Supreme Court rules "clear and present danger" of incitement to riot is not protected speech and can be a cause for arrest.

Famous People born
Martha Davis: California, United States -- Vocalist / guitar (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame)

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Rudolph Bing -- Jan. 15, 1951 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Rudolph Bing -- Jan. 15, 1951
  •  Rose Parade marshal Life
    Rose Parade marshal
  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
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Books

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

From Here to Eternity by James Jones

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

The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

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 its original publication in 1951, as one of the first serious works of American fiction to grapple with the moral complexities and the human consequences of World War II.

Moses by Sholem Asch

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

The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson

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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