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Saturday 5 May 1951

US date format: 5/5/1951, UK date format: 5/5/1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rex Goh and Colleen Hanabusa. The Great Caruso, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Riddle Of Macarthur by John Gunther was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treasure Island.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Great Caruso

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Mario Lanza, Ann Blyth, Dorothy Kirsten, Jarmila Novotna

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Francis Goes to the Races

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Piper Laurie, Cecil Kellaway, Jesse White

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Apache Drums

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Stephen McNally, Coleen Gray, Willard Parker, Arthur Shields

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New Mexico

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Lew Ayres, Marilyn Maxwell, Andy Devine, Robert Hutton

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Bullfighter and the Lady

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Robert Stack, Joy Page, Gilbert Roland, Virginia Grey

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Treasure Island

Directed by: Yevgeni Fridman

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Not for Publication

Directed by: Paul Bartel

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Circuit Rider

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Winner Take All

Directed by: Paul Bogart

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The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 May 1951 ?

  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eddie Dunn: comedian (Face to Face, Spin the Picture), dies at age 54.
  • 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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 05, 1951 - Geocentric view

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The Riddle Of Macarthur

By: John Gunther

The Riddle of MacArthur

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Round The Bend

By: Nevil Shute

"On the fields and farms of England, on the airstrips of the desert and the jungle, in the hangars of the Persian Gulf and on the tarmacs of the southern islands,

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God'S Men

By: Pearl S. Buck

An enthralling tale, divided between China and America, of two friends inspired by radically opposed idealsThis deeply felt novel tells the story of William Lane and Clem Miller, Americans who meet

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Boswell'S London Journal

By: Frederick A. Pottle

In 1762 James Boswell, then twenty-two years old, left Edinburgh for London. The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the

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