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Wednesday 27 June 1951

1951-06-27

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Strangers on a Train, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 ?

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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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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TV Series

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

Ernie in Kovacsland

Starring: Ernie Kovacs, Edie Adams

Country: United States

The Amos 'n Andy Show

Written by: Charles J. Correll, Freeman F. Gosden

Starring: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Johnny Lee

Country: United States

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Racket Squad

Starring: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 June 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Tony Bennett - Because of You

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Janet Leigh
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sugar Ray Robinson -- June 25, 1951
  • Life: Irans royal crown

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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