Thursday 28 June 1951
It was Thursday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 28 June 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 months ?
Ernie in Kovacsland
Down You Go
The Jerry Colonna Show
Which were the important events of 28 June 1951 ?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
See other famous people born on 28 June
Mick Cronin: Australian rugby player and coach.
Mark Shand: English conservationist and author (d. 2014).
Lalla Ward: English actress and author.
Gerry Calá: Italian comedian, singer and actor who formed the pop-group "Jerry Sound" in 1966.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1951 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Because of You - Tony Bennett
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in June 1951?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sugar Ray Robinson -- June 25, 1951
- Life: Janet Leigh
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.
Tell the world why 28 June 1951 is such a special date for you!