Tuesday 17 April 1951
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Thing from Another World, directed by Christian Nyby, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1951 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Börje Salming: Swedish ice hockey player and businessman.
- Olivia Hussey: Argentinean-British actress who made her debut at 16, with her elegant, doe-eyed beauty first seen in "Romeo and Juliet.
- Horst Hrubesch: German football/soccer player and manager.
- Borje Salming: Swedish ice hockey player.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1951 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Too Young - Nat King Cole (Les Baxter & His Orchestra)
- Mario Lanza - The Loveliest Night Of The Year
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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