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Wednesday 31 October 1951, Halloween

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nick Saban and Dave Trembley. Brighton Rock, directed by John Boulting, 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 Out There.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Brighton Rock

Directed by: John Boulting

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell

Country: United States

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Detective Story

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix

Country: United States

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The History of Mr. Polly

Directed by: Anthony Pélissier

Starring: John Mills, Sally Ann Howes, Betty Ann Davies

Country: United States

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy

Country: United States

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Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Directed by: Albert Lewin

Starring: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Out There

Starring: Casey Allen, Robert Webber, Arthur Batanides, Stewart Bradley

Country: United States

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Foreign Intrigue

Starring: Jerome Thor, Gerald Mohr, James Daly

Country: United States

I Love Lucy

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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Goodyear Playhouse

Starring: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Country: United States

Mark Saber

Starring: Tom Conway, James Burke

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Second Chamber accept plan-Schuman
  • ''Scrooge'', starring Alastair Sim, opens in England.

Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Television prop girl
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Graham Greene -- Oct. 29, 1951
  • Life: Champion bronc rider Casey tibbs

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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