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Thursday 9 August 1951

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 9, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Quelch and James Naughtie. The Tall Target, directed by Anthony Mann, 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 Manhunt.
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What the sky looked like on 9 August 1951

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Movies

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The Tall Target

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Dick Powell, Paula Raymond, Adolphe Menjou, Marshall Thompson

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Lost Continent

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Cesar Romero, Hillary Brooke, Chick Chandler, John Hoyt

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Thunder on the Hill

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Ann Blyth, Robert Douglas, Anne Crawford

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Best of the Badmen

Directed by: William D. Russell

Starring: Robert Ryan, Claire Trevor, Jack Buetel, Robert Preston

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The Secret of Convict Lake

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Glenn Ford, Gene Tierney, Ethel Barrymore, Zachary Scott

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TV Series

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Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

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All Around the Town

Directed by: Paolo Barzman

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The Black Arrow

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

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Tag the Gag

The Bell Family

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
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Facts:
  • Dutch Korea volunteers win US Collective Unit Citation

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 09, 1951 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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 High Calling

By: James Street

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The Foundling

By: Francis Cardinal Spellman

Preface: To the multitude of passer-by and the many of every creed who enter St Patrick's open doors therein quietly to pray, humbly i dedicate this book with my heart's hope

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Fight Against Fears

By: Lucy Freeman

Book by Freeman, Lucy

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