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Wednesday 3 January 1951

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank Chikane and Luc Ferry. Halls of Montezuma, directed by Lewis Milestone, 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 Red Ryder.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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The Range Rider

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones

Country: United States

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The Jack LaLanne Show

Starring: Jack LaLanne

Country: United States

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The Lawrence Welk Show

Starring: Lawrence Welk, Dick Dale, Myron Floren, Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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You Asked for It

Starring: Art Baker

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Halls of Montezuma

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States

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Born Yesterday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
  • Frank Chikane: Secretary-General of South African Council of Churches.
  • Luc Ferry: French philosopher and a notable proponent of secular humanism.
  • François Saint-Gilles: French athlete, a specialist in the 100 and 200 metres.
  • Linda Dobbs: English lawyer and judge.
  • Gary Nairn: Australian surveyor and politician 14th Special Minister of State.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 9 Jewish Kremlin physicians exposed as British / US agents
  • Fred Wilt wins Amateur Athletic Union Sullivan Memorial Trophy (US athlete of 1950).

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Christmas In Killarney - Dennis Day

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: GEs Charles Wilson
  • Time: American Soldiers, The Men of the Year.
  • Esquire

Books

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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Look Younger, Live Longer

By: Gayelord Hauser

Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

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Across The River And Into The Trees

By: Ernest Hemingway

HEMINGWAY'S POIGNANT TALE OF A LOVE FOUND TOO LATE Set in Venice at the close of World War II, Across the River and into the Trees is the bittersweet story

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The Spanish Gardener

By: A.J. Cronin

When Mr Harrington Brande moves himself and his precious young son Nicholas to a grand house in the deserted Spanish town of San Jorge he is planning on a fresh start

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