Saturday January 06, 1951, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1951, UK date format: 6/1/1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Don Gullett and Kim Wilson. The Steel Helmet, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Look Younger, Live Longer by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Better Half.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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The Steel Helmet

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Gene Evans, Robert Hutton, Steve Brodie, James Edwards

The Mating Season

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Gene Tierney, John Lund, Miriam Hopkins, Thelma Ritter

All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

Woman on the Run

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Dennis O'Keefe, Robert Keith, John Qualen

Two Flags West

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Linda Darnell, Jeff Chandler, Cornel Wilde


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 06, 1951?


  • 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
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  • Pardon Our French closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 100 performances

    Famous Birthday

  • Don Gullett: American baseball player and coach.
  • Kim Wilson: American singer-songwriter and harmonica...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 06, 1951?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Frosty the Snowman - Nat King Cole Pete Rugolo & His Orchestra)

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Better Half

Directed by: Michael Winnick

Little Women

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Racket Squad

Starring: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont

Country: United States of America

The Big Picture

Starring: Audie Murphy, Vic Morrow, Lorne Greene, William Kendall

Country: United States of America

Ted Mack Family Hour

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

Look Younger, Live Longer

By: Gayelord Hauser

Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

The Hinge Of Fate

By: Winston Churchill

From uninterrupted defeat to almost unbroken success: a year when Rommel is gradually thrown back in North Africa, and in the Pacific the tide turns.

How To Lay A Nest Egg

By: Edgar Scott

How to Lay a Nest Egg, 1950 1st Edition (2nd printing), by Edgar Scott. Financial facts of life for the average girl.

The Spanish Gardener

By: A.J. Cronin

When Mr Harrington Brande moves himself and his precious young son Nicholas to a grand house in the deserted Spanish town of San Jorge he is planning on a fresh start

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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