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Saturday 5 May 1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rex Goh and Rudolf Finsterer. The Thing from Another World, directed by Christian Nyby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Return To Paradise by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching AMC.
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TV Series

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

The Victor Borge Show

Starring: Victor Borge, Art Carney

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

The Thing from Another World

Directed by: Christian Nyby

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness

Country: United States

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Father's Little Dividend

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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The Tales of Hoffmann

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchrina

Country: United States

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The Red Badge of Courage

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Audie Murphy, Bill Mauldin, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Royal Wedding

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 May 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eddie Dunn: comedian (Face to Face, Spin the Picture), dies at age 54.
Facts:
  • Out of This World closes at New Century Theater NYC after 157 performances
  • 77th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Count Turf wins in 2:02.6.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Frankie Laine - Jezebel

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: General Ridgway
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General MacArthur -- Apr. 30, 1951

Books

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

Return To Paradise

By: James A. Michener

James A. Michener, the master of historical fiction, revisits the scenes of his first great work, Tales of the South Pacific, the Pulitzer Prize winner that brought him international acclaim.

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The Balance Wheel

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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Proud New Flags

By: F. Van Wyck Mason

used,good-has anchor on green hardcover

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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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