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Saturday 26 May 1951

1951-05-26

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). That's My Boy, directed by Hal Walker, 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

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Movies

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

That's My Boy

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States

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The Prowler

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell

Country: United States

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The Thing from Another World

Directed by: Christian Nyby

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness

Country: United States

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Father's Little Dividend

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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The Tales of Hoffmann

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchrina

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Down You Go

Written by: Polly Cowan

Starring: Bergen Evans, Jerome Weidman, Patricia Cutts, Francis Coughlin

Country: United States

The Jerry Colonna Show

Starring: Jerry Colonna, Cookie Fairchild Band, Frances McCann, Barbara Ruick

Country: United States

Mr. Wizard

Written by: Jules Power

Starring: Don Herbert, Alan Howard, Rita Walter

Country: United States

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AMC

Starring: Gary Gray

Country: United States

Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok

Starring: Guy Madison, Andy Devine

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hotweather styles fashion
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Juan and Eva Peron -- May 21, 1951
  • Life: Senator Blair Moody

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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