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Tuesday 18 September 1951

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Carson and Tony Scott. No Highway in the Sky, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Amazing Mr. Malone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

No Highway in the Sky

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe

Country: United States

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A Streetcar Named Desire

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter

Country: United States

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Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty

Country: United States

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The River

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Amazing Mr. Malone

Starring: Lee Tracy

Country: United States

Love of Life

Written by: Roy Winsor

Starring: Peggy McCay, Jean McBride, Ken Roberts, Dennis Parnell

Country: United States

Sky King

Starring: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters

Country: United States

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The Frances Langford-Don Ameche Show

Starring: Don Ameche, Frances Langford, Neil Hamilton, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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Search for Tomorrow

Written by: Agnes Nixon, Roy Winsor

Starring: Shawn Stevens

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 September 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Benjamin Carson: American neurosurgeon.
  • Tony Scott: American baseball player, a right-throwing/switch-hitting outfielder with the Montreal Expos, St. Louis Cardinals and Houston Astros.
  • Ben Carson: Doctor.
  • Dee Ramone: American singer-songwriter and bass player (Ramones) (d. 2002).
  • Darryl Stingley: American football player and scout (d. 2007).
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Facts:
  • Tennessee Williams's adaptation of ''A Streetcar Named Desire'' premieres, becoming a critical and box-office smash.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1951 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Four Aces - Sin

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Chorus girl
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kremlin Courier -- Sep. 17, 1951
  • Life: Japans Prime Minister Yoshida

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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