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Saturday 16 June 1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Salthouse and Michel Viso. Ace in the Hole, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Racket Squad.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur

Country: United States

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States

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The Prowler

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell

Country: United States

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The Thing from Another World

Directed by: Christian Nyby

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness

Country: United States

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Father's Little Dividend

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Racket Squad

Starring: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont

Country: United States

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Down You Go

Written by: Polly Cowan

Starring: Bergen Evans, Jerome Weidman, Patricia Cutts, Francis Coughlin

Country: United States

The Jerry Colonna Show

Starring: Jerry Colonna, Cookie Fairchild Band, Frances McCann, Barbara Ruick

Country: United States

Mr. Wizard

Written by: Jules Power

Starring: Don Herbert, Alan Howard, Rita Walter

Country: United States

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AMC

Starring: Gary Gray

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Salthouse: Actor (American Werewolf in London).
  • Michel Viso: France -- Cosmonaut.
  • Sonia Braga: Maringa, Brazil -- Actress (Dona Flor & Her 2 Husbands).
  • June Redfern: British artist, specialising in oils and watercolours, amd renowned as one of Scotland's foremost expressionist landscape painters.
  • Louis Sullivan: American transsexual, female to male.
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Facts:
  • 51st US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Oakland Hills Country Club - Michigan
  • 83rd Belmont: David Gorman aboard Counterpoint wins in 2:29

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Vivian Blaine
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: A. Whitney Griswold -- June 11, 1951
  • Life: Ursula Thiess

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Books

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

From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeTHE COMPLETE UNCENSORED EDITION • THE WORLD WAR II MASTERPIECE AS IT WAS MEANT TO BE READ • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Diamond Head, ...

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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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