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Monday 15 January 1951

1951-01-15

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Halls of Montezuma, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Halls of Montezuma

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States

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Born Yesterday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Two Girls Named Smith

Starring: Peggy Ann Garner, Marcia Henderson, Peggy French, Richard Hayes

Country: United States

Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre

Starring: Russell Nype

Country: United States

Red Ryder

Written by: Fred Harman

Starring: Louis Lettieri

Country: United States

Life with Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Dorothy Ford, Harold Goodwin, Marcia Mae Jones

Country: United States

Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 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.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Catherine Trautmann: French politician for the Socialist Party (France).
  • Charo : Spanish-American singer guitarist and actress.
  • Albert Foulcher: French criminal, a former insurance agent and gun enthusiast, who murdered two policemen and two other men near Narbonne in early January 2001.
  • Martha Davis: California, United States -- Vocalist / guitar (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame).
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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.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como - If
  2. So Long (It's Been Good to Know Ya) - Weavers (Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra)
  3. Jo Stafford - If

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Rose Parade marshal
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rudolph Bing -- Jan. 15, 1951
  • Life: Janice Rule

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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