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Sunday, 23 September 1951

1951-09-23

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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No Highway in the Sky

No Highway in the Sky

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe

Country: United States

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Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.

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

The River

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Gruen Guild Theater

Gruen Guild Theater

Starring: Robert Hutton, Steve Brodie, Bonita Granville, Ludwig Donath

Country: United States

Love of Life

Love of Life

Written by: Roy Winsor

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

Country: United States

The Amazing Mr. Malone

The Amazing Mr. Malone

Starring: Lee Tracy

Country: United States

Sky King

Sky King

Starring: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters

Country: United States

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The Frances Langford-Don Ameche Show

The Frances Langford-Don Ameche Show

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Sunday, 23 September 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Sin (It's No Sin) - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
  2. Patti Page - And So to Sleep Again
  3. Wonder Why - Vic Damone

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kremlin Courier -- Sep. 17, 1951
  • Life: Chorus girl
  • Esquire

Books

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

From Here to Eternity by James Jones

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 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

Moses

By: Sholem Asch

Moses was God's messenger. He brought a testament of faith, a love of justice and a hatred of tyranny to the world. His story has provided inspiration for countless movements of national liberation.

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The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson

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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