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Friday 2 November 1951

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Madeleine Griselin and Kathy Hammond. Quo Vadis, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while American Diplomacy, 1900-1950 by George F. Kennan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out There.
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TV Series

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

Out There

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

Country: United States

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I Love Lucy

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

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Quo Vadis

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn

Country: United States

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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 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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 November 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Madeleine Griselin: French geographer and computer scientist, an Emeritus Research Director at CNRS, who mounted an all-women expedition to the North Pole.
  • Kathy Hammond: United States -- 400m runner (1972 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
  • Sylvia Jeanjacquot: French companion and accomplice of the criminal Jacques Mesrine.
  • Jeremy Menuhin: USA-born British pianist and the son of violinist Yehudi Menuhin.
  • Michel Aguirre: .
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Television prop girl
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Graham Greene -- Oct. 29, 1951

Books

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

American Diplomacy, 1900-1950

By: George F. Kennan

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Life In America

By: Marshall B. Davidson

This book was started five years ago when the trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art generously granted me a leave of absence from my duties as associate curator of the

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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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