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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Music Charts

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

 Rose Parade marshal
Rose Parade marshal

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

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 TIME Magazine Cover: Rudolph Bing -- Jan. 15, 1951
TIME Magazine Cover: Rudolph Bing -- Jan. 15, 1951
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Books

From Here to Eternity - James Jones

From Here to Eternity - James Jones

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Books

The Caine Mutiny - Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny - Herman Wouk

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Books

Moses - Sholem Asch

Moses - Sholem Asch

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The Cardinal - Henry Morton Robinson

The Cardinal - Henry Morton Robinson

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Old Journal Ads

Anacin Tablets  Relieves Headache Pain Fast (1951)Anacin Tablets Relieves Headache Pain Fast (1951)
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Old Journal Ads

Admiral (1951)Admiral (1951)
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Old Journal Ads

Westinghouse Electric Range (1951)Westinghouse Electric Range (1951)
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