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Monday 30 July 1951

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ilene Kristen and Alan Kourie. When Worlds Collide, directed by Rudolph Mat, 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. On TV people were watching Tales of Tomorrow.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

When Worlds Collide

Directed by: Rudolph Mat

Starring: Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen

Country: United States

Oliver Twist

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh

Country: United States

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Alice in Wonderland

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn

Country: United States

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Show Boat

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel

Country: United States

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Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Tales of Tomorrow

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Walter Abel, Edgar Stehli

Country: United States

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What's My Line

Starring: Eamonn Andrews, Isobel Barnett, Gilbert Harding, Bob Monkhouse

Country: United Kingdom

Hollywood Opening Night

Starring: Jimmy Fidler, Jimmy Wallington

Country: United States

Comedy Circus

Country: United States

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Front Page Detective

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Paula Drew, George Pembroke

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 July 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ilene Kristen: American actress, known for her role as Delilah on the TV soap "Ryan's Hope.
  • Alan Kourie: South African cricketer.
  • Gerry Judah: Indian-English painter and sculptor.
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Facts:
  • Ty Cobb testifies before the Emanuel Celler committee, denying that the reserve clause makes peons of baseball players
  • David Lean's ''Oliver Twist'' is finally shown in the United States, after 10 minutes of supposedly anti-Semitic references and closeups of Alec Guinness as Fagin are cut. It will not be shown uncut in the U.S. until 1970.
  • August ndash Paramount Pictures releases George Pal science fiction film ''When Worlds Collide''.

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Tony Bennett - Cold, Cold Heart

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Gary Crosby
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Baudouin I -- July 30, 1951
  • Life: Swimmer Mary Freeman

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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