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Saturday 6 October 1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gavin Sutherland and Kevin Cronin. Love Nest, directed by Joseph Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Proud New Flags by F. Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Schlitz Playhouse.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Love Nest

Directed by: Joseph Newman

Starring: June Haver, William Lundigan, Frank Fay

Country: United States

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An American in Paris

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

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Across the Wide Missouri

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Clark Gable, Ricardo Montalban, John Hodiak

Country: United States

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No Highway in the Sky

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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A Streetcar Named Desire

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mark Saber

Starring: Tom Conway, James Burke

Country: United States

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Sky King

Starring: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters

Country: United States

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Boston Blackie

Starring: Kent Taylor, Lois Collier, Frank Orth

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Kit Carson

Starring: Bill Williams, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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Tales of Tomorrow

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Walter Abel, Edgar Stehli

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1951 ?

  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Otto Fritz Meyerhof: German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Born 1884).
  • Henry Gurney: British high commissioner to Malaya, is assassinated.
  • Will Keith Kellogg: American food manufacturer (Born 1860).
  • Stalin proclaims Russia has atom bomb
  • Malayan Emergency: Communist insurgents kill British commander Sir Henry Gurney.

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Savannah Churchill - (It's No) Sin

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

Life magazine


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

Proud New Flags

By: F. Van Wyck Mason

used,good-has anchor on green hardcover

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From Here To Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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Washington Confidential

By: Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Washington Confidential, Mass Market Paperback

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Crime In America

By: Estes Kefauver

Book by Kefauver, Estes

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