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Monday 1 October 1951

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brian Greenway . An American in Paris, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Road To Bithynia by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Schlitz Playhouse.
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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 in the last months ?

Mark Saber

Starring: Tom Conway, James Burke

Country: United States

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Sky King

Starring: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters

Country: United States

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Boston Blackie

Starring: Kent Taylor, Lois Collier, Frank Orth

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Kit Carson

Starring: Bill Williams, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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Tales of Tomorrow

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1951 ?

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brian Greenway: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (April Wine and Mashmakhan).
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  • 1st Giant-Dodgers playoff game, Giants win 3-1
  • 1st treaty signed by woman ambassador-Eugenie Anderson
  • 24th Infantry Regiment, last American all-black military unit, deactivated.

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Life magazine


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

The Road To Bithynia

By: Frank G. Slaughter

Collectible State First Edition; Great gift for a physician or clergyman/woman; Proceeds benefit the Natrona County Public Library

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The Foundling

By: Francis Cardinal Spellman

Preface: To the multitude of passer-by and the many of every creed who enter St Patrick's open doors therein quietly to pray, humbly i dedicate this book with my heart's hope

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The Catcher In The Rye

By: J.D. Salinger

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories ? particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme ?

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Lie Down In Darkness

By: William Styron

William Styron traces the betrayals and infidelities--the heritage of spite and endlessly disappointed love--that afflict the members of a Southern family and that culminate in the suicide of the beautiful Peyton

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