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Friday 16 February 1951

1951-02-16

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Operation Pacific, directed by George Waggner, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Operation Pacific

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: Bretaigne Windust

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Zero Mostel, Ted de Corsia

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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

Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre

Starring: Russell Nype

Country: United States

Red Ryder

Written by: Fred Harman

Starring: Louis Lettieri

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Barry Foote: American baseball player and coach.
  • Yumi Takigawa: Japanese actress and singer.
  • Alain Rousset: French politician, the Socialist president of the Aquitaine region of France, and a Deputy in the National Assembly of France, representing the 7th constituency of the Gironde.
  • Remy Hilpert: French homicide; an alcoholic who killed a nurse with an axe on 1/02/1987.
  • William Katt: American actor with a noted family, the son of film veterans Bill Williams and Barbara Hale.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Henri Velge: first chairman (Belgian Council of State), dies at age 65.
Facts:
  • San Francisco City Hall dome fire
  • New York City passes bill prohibiting racism in city-assisted housing.

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hatless hats
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Feb. 12, 1951
  • Life: New York Police Commissioner

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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