Sunday 21 January 1951
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Operation Pacific, directed by George Waggner, 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..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 21 January 1951 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Henry Morgan's Great Talent Hunt
Two Girls Named Smith
Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre
Life with Buster Keaton
Which were the important events of 21 January 1951 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
See other famous people born on 21 January
Eric Holder: American lawyer judge and politician 82nd United States Attorney General.
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1951?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rudolph Bing -- Jan. 15, 1951
- Life: Rose Parade marshal
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Three classic World War II novels in one collection, including the National Book Award winner From Here to Eternity. An army base at Pearl Harbor. The jungles of Guadalcanal.
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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