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Friday 1 June 1951

US date format: 6/1/1951, UK date format: 1/6/1951

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 Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes 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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Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lee J. Cobb, Märta Torén, Everett Sloane

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The Prowler

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell, Katherine Warren

Country: United States

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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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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Not for Publication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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 01, 1951 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

Joy Street

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

A young woman brought up in a Brahmin family on Beacon Hill falls in love with a man from a very different background.

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The Balance Wheel

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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The Left Hand Of God

By: William E. Barrett

"In a remote region of China Jim Carmody seized the opportunity to escape from Mieh Yang, the bandit war lord he served as lieutenant, by masquerading as a Catholic priest.

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From Here To Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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