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Saturday 6 January 1951, Epiphany

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Don Gullett and Kim Wilson. Halls of Montezuma, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Out Of This World by Lowell Thomas Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Ryder.
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Movies

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

Halls of Montezuma

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States

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Born Yesterday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Range Rider

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones

Country: United States

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Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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You Asked for It

Starring: Art Baker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
  • Don Gullett: American baseball player and coach.
  • Kim Wilson: American singer-songwriter and harmonica player (The Fabulous Thunderbirds).
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Facts:
  • Pardon Our French closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 100 performances
  • Indianapolis beats Rochester 75-73 in NBA-record six overtimes.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Frosty the Snowman - Nat King Cole Pete Rugolo & His Orchestra)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: GEs Charles Wilson
  • Time: American Soldiers, The Men of the Year.
  • Esquire

Books

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

Out Of This World

By: Lowell Thomas Jr

This is a new release of the original 1950 edition.

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From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeTHE COMPLETE UNCENSORED EDITION • THE WORLD WAR II MASTERPIECE AS IT WAS MEANT TO BE READ • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Diamond Head, ...

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The Far Lands

By: James Norman Hall

Hardcover Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Pub; BkClubEd edition (January 1, 1950) ASIN: B002C62C0G Product Dimensions: 11.8 x 8 x 1.5 inches Shipping Weight: 1.3

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The Cardinal

By: Henry Morton Robinson

On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

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