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Thursday 8 February 1951

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mary McCreary and Eduardo De Crescenzo. Bedtime for Bonzo, directed by Frederick De Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Railway Children.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bedtime for Bonzo

Directed by: Frederick De Cordova

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Diana Lynn, Walter Slezak, Lucille Barkley

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Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Van Heflin, Yvonne De Carlo, Alex Nicol, Preston Foster

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Vengeance Valley

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Robert Walker, Joanne Dru, Sally Forrest

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Spoilers of the Plains

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones

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Cause for Alarm!

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan, Bruce Cowling, Margalo Gillmore

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TV Series

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

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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With This Ring

Directed by: Nzingha Stewart

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Winner Take All

The Man in Armour

The Bill Gwinn Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1951 ?

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mary McCreary: American musician who sang with "The New Generation," a rock choir, "Little Sister" and as a backup vocalist for Streisand and others.
  • Camille LaPierre: NHL.
  • Eduardo De Crescenzo: Italian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for the songs "Ancora" and "E la musica va".
  • Laurent Le Mesle: French magistrate, a former adviser to Jacques Chirac as President of the Republic, Public Prosecutor at the Court of Appeal in Paris, and current Prime Advocate General the Court of Cassation.
  • Z'EV : American poet and drummer.
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Planetary positions on February 08, 1951 - Geocentric view

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

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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The Balance Wheel

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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The Witch Diggers

By: Jessamyn West

London published Fiction

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Across The River And Into The Trees

By: Ernest Hemingway

HEMINGWAY'S POIGNANT TALE OF A LOVE FOUND TOO LATE Set in Venice at the close of World War II, Across the River and into the Trees is the bittersweet story

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