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Sunday 8 July 1951

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anjelica Huston and Greg T Walker. Strangers on a Train, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood Opening Night.
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Movies

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

Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman

Country: United States

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Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur

Country: United States

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States

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The Prowler

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell

Country: United States

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The Thing from Another World

Directed by: Christian Nyby

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Comedy Circus

Country: United States

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Front Page Detective

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Paula Drew, George Pembroke

Country: United States

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The Amos 'n Andy Show

Written by: Charles J. Correll, Freeman F. Gosden

Starring: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Johnny Lee

Country: United States

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Racket Squad

Starring: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont

Country: United States

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Mr. Wizard

Written by: Jules Power

Starring: Don Herbert, Alan Howard, Rita Walter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
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Facts:
  • Yankee Joe DiMaggio and mgr Casey Stengel feud

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Books

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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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This Is The Hour

By: Lion Feuchtwanger

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (1746 - 1828) was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns.

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Return To Paradise

By: James A. Michener

James A. Michener, the master of historical fiction, revisits the scenes of his first great work, Tales of the South Pacific, the Pulitzer Prize winner that brought him international acclaim.

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The High Calling

By: James Street

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