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Saturday 4 August 1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pons Maar and Marcel Dionne. Thunder on the Hill, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The High Calling by James Street was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Manhunt.
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What the sky looked like on 4 August 1951

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Movies

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

Thunder on the Hill

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Ann Blyth, Robert Douglas, Anne Crawford

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David and Bathsheba

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Kieron Moore

Country: United States

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Best of the Badmen

Directed by: William D. Russell

Starring: Robert Ryan, Claire Trevor, Jack Buetel, Robert Preston

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The Secret of Convict Lake

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Glenn Ford, Gene Tierney, Ethel Barrymore, Zachary Scott

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Cattle Drive

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Joel McCrea, Dean Stockwell, Chill Wills, Leon Ames

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TV Series

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

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

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All Around the Town

Directed by: Paolo Barzman

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The Black Arrow

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

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The Adventures of Kit Carson

Starring: Bill Williams, Don Diamond

Country: United States

The Patricia Bowman Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 04, 1951 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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

The High Calling

By: James Street

PON and bookplate on front fly.

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Washington Confidential

By: Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Washington Confidential, Mass Market Paperback

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A Woman Called Fancy

By: Frank Yerby

Vintage fiction by the prolific Georgia author in which Fancy arrived in August, Georgia, on a spring day in 1880, she was 19 years old.

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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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