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Saturday 21 July 1951

1951-07-21

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Alice in Wonderland, directed by Clyde Geronimi, 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Alice in Wonderland

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn

Country: United States

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Show Boat

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel

Country: United States

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Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman

Country: United States

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Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur

Country: United States

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

What's My Line

Starring: Eamonn Andrews, Isobel Barnett, Gilbert Harding, Bob Monkhouse

Country: United Kingdom

Hollywood Opening Night

Starring: Jimmy Fidler, Jimmy Wallington

Country: United States

Comedy Circus

Country: United States

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Front Page Detective

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Paula Drew, George Pembroke

Country: United States

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Ernie in Kovacsland

Starring: Ernie Kovacs, Edie Adams

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 July 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
Famous Birthdays:
  • Diana Dennis: Portland, Oregon -- Body builder (Women Physique World).
  • Doug Collins: United States -- Basketball player (1972 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Arlette Chabot: French journalist and political commentator.
  • Patrick Gabarrou: French mountaineer and mountain guide who is credited with more than 300 first ascents, most of them in the Mont Blanc massif.
  • Robin Williams: American actor who, after improv at L.A.
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Facts:
  • Dalai Lama returns to Tibet

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Them There Eyes - Champ Butler

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dagmar
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Matthew B. Ridgway -- July 16, 1951
  • Life: Charlotte NC debutantes

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

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

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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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