It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Halls of Montezuma
directed by Lewis Milestone
starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner
- Born Yesterday
directed by George Cukor
starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford
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Which were the important events of Wednesday, 17 January 1951 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous People born
- China refuses cease-fire in Korea.
: Italy -- Slalom (1972 Olympics - Bronze Medalist)
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1951 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Rudolph Bing -- Jan. 15, 1951
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The Far Lands
by James Norman Hall
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Pub; BkClubEd edition (January 1, 1950)
Product Dimensions: 11.8 x 8 x 1.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.3 [...]
Boswell'S London Journal
by Frederick A. Pottle
In 1762 James Boswell, then twenty-two years old, left Edinburgh for London. The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the [...]
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