Tuesday 16 October 1951
It was Tuesday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 16 October 1951 ?
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Liaquat Ali Khan: Prime Minister of Pakistan (1947-51), assassinated by Said Akbar.
- The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, is assassinated in Rawalpindi.
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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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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
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 ...
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
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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