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Monday 15 October 1951

1951-10-15

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy

Country: United States

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Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Directed by: Albert Lewin

Starring: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick

Country: United States

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The Lavender Hill Mob

Directed by: Charles Crichton

Starring: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James

Country: United States

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Love Nest

Directed by: Joseph Newman

Starring: June Haver, William Lundigan, Frank Fay

Country: United States

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An American in Paris

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Foreign Intrigue

Starring: Jerome Thor, Gerald Mohr, James Daly

Country: United States

I Love Lucy

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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Goodyear Playhouse

Starring: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Country: United States

Mark Saber

Starring: Tom Conway, James Burke

Country: United States

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Schlitz Playhouse

Starring: James Mason, Irene Dunne

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roscoe Tanner: American tennis player, ranked overall third in the U.S.
  • Didier Chamizo: French contemporary painter, part of the Figuration Libre (Free figuration) movement of the 1980s.
  • Christian Saint-Étienne: French economist, academic, analyst and politician.
  • Frank Dimino: Washington, DC -- Rock vocalist (Angel).
  • Alistair Hulett: Scottish acoustic folk singer and revolutionary socialist, best known as the singer of the folk punk band, Roaring Jack.
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Facts:
  • I Love Lucy debuts on CBS TV
  • Egyptian parliament accept denounces Suez Canal Treaty
  • Mexican chemist Luis E. Miramontes conducts the very last step of the first synthesis of norethisterone, the progestin that would later be used in one of the first two oral contraceptives.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rabbi Louis Finklestein -- Oct. 15, 1951
  • Life: Slow Loris in cup

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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