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Wednesday 5 December 1951

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Morgan Brittany and Larry Zbyszko. I'll See You in My Dreams, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Name's the Same.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

I'll See You in My Dreams

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Doris Day, Danny Thomas, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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Scrooge

Directed by: Brian Desmond-Hurst

Starring: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison

Country: United States

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Superman and the Mole-Men

Directed by: Lee Sholem

Starring: George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey

Country: United States

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Fixed Bayonets!

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Richard Basehart, Gene Evans, Michael O'Shea

Country: United States

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Laughter in Paradise

Directed by: Mario Zampi

Starring: Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, Guy Middleton

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 5 December 1951

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TV Series

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

See It Now

Starring: Edward R. Murrow

Country: United States

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The Dinah Shore Show

Starring: Dinah Shore, Gisele MacKenzie, Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Bob and Ray

Starring: Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Cloris Leachman, Audrey Meadows

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Dragnet premieres
  • Provisional Intergovernmental Committee for the Movement of Migrants from Europe.

Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Helen O'Connell - Slow Poke
  2. Eddie Fisher - Any Time
  3. Four Aces - Tell Me Why
  4. Slow Poke - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra

Books

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

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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Gods, Graves And Scholars

By: C.W. Ceram

C.W. Ceram visualized archeology as a wonderful combination of high adventure, romance, history and scholarship, and this book, a chronicle of man's search for his past, reads like a dramatic narrative.

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Melville Goodwin, Usa

By: John Marquand

Finalist for the National Book Award: This sweeping novel set in the aftermath of World War II reveals the story behind the creation of an American icon Major General Melville A.

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The End Of The Affair

By: Graham Greene

"A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses a moment of experience from which to look ahead..." "This is a record of hate far more than of love," writes Maurice

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