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Saturday 29 September 1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andres Caicedo and Michelle Bachelet. An American in Paris, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mark Saber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

An American in Paris

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

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Across the Wide Missouri

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Clark Gable, Ricardo Montalban, John Hodiak

Country: United States

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No Highway in the Sky

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe

Country: United States

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A Streetcar Named Desire

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Mark Saber

Starring: Tom Conway, James Burke

Country: United States

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Schlitz Playhouse

Starring: James Mason, Irene Dunne

Country: United States

Celanese Theatre

Starring: Philip Coolidge, Wendell Corey, Ralph Morgan

Country: United States

Cosmopolitan Theatre

Starring: Bramwell Fletcher

Country: United States

Mr. District Attorney

Starring: Jay Jostyn, Len Doyle, Vicky Vola

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
  • French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andres Caicedo: Colombian writer (d. 1977).
  • Michelle Bachelet: Chilean politician and medical doctor, first woman president of that country, a former political exile.
  • Jutta Ditfurth: German journalist and politician.
  • Patrick Tesse: French survivor, safe and sound, most important eyewitness after the crash of a plane, the Concorde, in front of his hotel "Les Relais Bleus" at Gonesse, in the Northeastern suburb of Paris (25 July 2000).
  • Pier Bersani: Italian educator and politician 6th President of Emilia-Romagna.
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Facts:
  • 1st color telecast of football game on network, Philadelphia (CBS)
  • Emile Zatopek runs world record 20,000 m and 10 mile
  • S B Nicholson discovers 12th satellite of Jupiter.
  • The first live sporting event seen coast-to-coast in the United States, a college football game between Duke and the University of Pittsburgh, is televised on NBC.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Gene Tierney
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Jean de Tassigny -- Sep. 24, 1951
  • Life: Chorus girl

Books

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

From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeTHE COMPLETE UNCENSORED EDITION • THE WORLD WAR II MASTERPIECE AS IT WAS MEANT TO BE READ • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Diamond Head, ...

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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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