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Wednesday 3 October 1951

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack Grondin and Kathryn D Sullivan in Paterson. Love Nest, directed by Joseph Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Fight Against Fears by Lucy Freeman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mark Saber.
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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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Movies

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

Love Nest

Directed by: Joseph Newman

Starring: June Haver, William Lundigan, Frank Fay

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 October 1951 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Jack Grondin: Rock drummer (.38 Special).
  • Kathryn D Sullivan in Paterson: New Jersey, USA; PhD/astronaut (STS 41-G, 28, 31, 45).
  • Dave Winfield: American baseball player who is a multi-threat natural athlete as he was drafted into three professional sports, but opted to play baseball with the San Diego Padres for eight years.
  • Keb' Mo': American singer-songwriter guitarist and actor.
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Facts:
  • Bobby Thomson HR-Giants win pennant defeating Dodgers
  • The ''Shot Heard 'Round the World'', one of the greatest moments in Major League Baseball history, occurs when the New York Giants' Bobby Thomson hits a game winning home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off of the Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca, to win the National League pennant after being down 14 games.
  • MGM's Technicolor musical film, ''An American in Paris'', starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, premieres in New York. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli. It would go on to win 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
  • Shoppers World (one the first shopping malls in the U.S.) opens in Framingham, Massachusetts.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Princess Elizabeth
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bert Lahr -- Oct. 1, 1951
  • Esquire

Books

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

Fight Against Fears

By: Lucy Freeman

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The Road To Bithynia

By: Frank G. Slaughter

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Crime In America

By: Estes Kefauver

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The High Calling

By: James Street

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