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Tuesday 9 January 1951

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Crystal Gayle and Michel Barnier. Halls of Montezuma, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Belles On Their Toes by Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Ryder.
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Movies

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

Halls of Montezuma

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States

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Born Yesterday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Jack LaLanne Show

Starring: Jack LaLanne

Country: United States

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The Lawrence Welk Show

Starring: Lawrence Welk, Dick Dale, Myron Floren, Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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The Range Rider

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones

Country: United States

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Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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You Asked for It

Starring: Art Baker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Crystal Gayle: American country-western singer and noted family, the sister of Loretta Lynn.
  • Michel Barnier: French politician, who was Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries from 2007-2009.
  • M L Carr
  • Crystal Gayle in Kentucky: USA; country singer ("Don't it make my brown eyes blue").
  • M Carr: American basketball player and coach.
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Facts:
  • Life After Tomorrow, 1st film to receive an X rating, premieres
  • Washington Capitals NBA club folds.
  • The Government of the United Kingdom announces abandonment of the Tanganyika groundnut scheme for the cultivation of peanuts in the Tanganyika Territory with the writing off of £36.5M debt.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como - If
  2. Jo Stafford - If
  3. So Long (It's Been Good to Know Ya) - Weavers (Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra)

Books

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

Belles On Their Toes

By: Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

Life is very different now in the rambling Gilbreth house.When the youngest was two and the oldest eighteen, Dad died and Mother bravely took over his business.

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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.

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The Lady'S Not For Burning

By: Christopher Fry

"A romantic comedy in three acts, set in verse, it is set in the Middle Ages, it reflects the world's 'exhaustion and despair' following World War II, with a war-weary soldier

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Drawn From Memory

By: John T. McCutcheon

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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