Monday 19 March 1951
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Red Badge of Courage, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes 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 months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Henry Morgan's Great Talent Hunt
Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre
Which were the important events of 19 March 1951 ?
- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
- Mojoday in Discordianism
- The swallows return to Mission San Juan Capistrano in California.
- The first day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
See other famous people born on 19 March
Derek Longmuir: Scottish rock musician, drummer and one of the founding members, with his brother Alan, of the band, "Bay City Rollers.
Christine Laser: German pentathlete.
PJ Torokvei: Canadian actor and screenwriter (d. 2013).
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What news were making the headlines those days in March 1951?
- Life: Navy couple
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Michael Di Salle -- Mar. 19, 1951
- Life: Paul Douglas
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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