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Friday 1 June 1951

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 1, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Olivier Dassault and Dodi Battaglia. Little Big Horn, directed by Charles Marquis Warren, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while His Eye Is On The Sparrow by Ethel Waters and Charles Samuels was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Black Arrow.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Little Big Horn

Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: Lloyd Bridges, John Ireland, Marie Windsor, Reed Hadley

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The Frogmen

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Richard Widmark, Dana Andrews, Gary Merrill, Jeffrey Hunter

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Along the Great Divide

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Virginia Mayo, John Agar, Walter Brennan

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On the Riviera

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Corinne Calvet, Marcel Dalio

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One Wild Oat

Directed by: Charles Saunders

Starring: Robertson Hare, Stanley Holloway, Vera Pearce, Andrew Crawford

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Black Arrow

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

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Treasure Island

Directed by: Yevgeni Fridman

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Not for Publication

Directed by: Paul Bartel

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Circuit Rider

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Doodles Weaver

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 June 1951 ?

  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
  • Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Olivier Dassault: French politician, currently serving as a deputy in the French National Assembly for the UMP.
  • Marilyn Tavenner: Public Servant.
  • Dodi Battaglia: Italian guitarist, singer and composer, conferred in the early 1980s with the title of best European guitarist by Stern magazine.
  • Malcom Hathorne: American UFO expert & raw food vegan, he was the producer & host of a popular TV show in Tampa, Florida (from 1995-2003) called "UFOs & Metaphysics.
  • Lola Young: Baroness Young of Hornsey English actress and author.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st self-contained titanium plant opens (Henderson Nevada)
  • International Cheese treaty signed
  • First self-contained titanium plant opened Henderson, Nevada, USA.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 01, 1951 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Tony Martin - I Get Ideas
  2. Guy Mitchell - My Truly, Truly Fair
  3. My Truly, Truly Fair - Vic Damone


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

His Eye Is On The Sparrow

By: Ethel Waters and Charles Samuels

Ethel Waters's His Eye is on the Sparrow stands as perhaps the greatest autobiography of a black female performer, capturing both the horror and the joy of the African American woman's experience through the often bitter yet always forgiving voice ...

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God'S Men

By: Pearl S. Buck

An enthralling tale, divided between China and America, of two friends inspired by radically opposed idealsThis deeply felt novel tells the story of William Lane and Clem Miller, Americans who meet

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Out Of This World

By: Lowell Thomas Jr

This is a new release of the original 1950 edition.

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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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