Saturday November 10, 1951

US date format: 11/10/1951, UK date format: 10/11/1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 10, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include John Williamson and Morris Hatalsky. The Stooge, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Magnificent Century by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mr. District Attorney.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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The Stooge

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen, Marion Marshall

Flight to Mars

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Marguerite Chapman, Cameron Mitchell, Arthur Franz, Virginia Huston

Let's Make It Legal

Directed by: Richard Sale

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Macdonald Carey, Zachary Scott, Barbara Bates

Golden Girl

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Mitzi Gaynor, Dale Robertson, Dennis Day, James Barton

The Bushwhackers

Directed by: Rod Amateau

Starring: John Ireland, Wayne Morris, Lawrence Tierney, Dorothy Malone


Historical Events

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  • Also see November 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States Marine Corps Birthday
  • Russia - Day of Militsiya (analogue of police in Russia)
  • Ancient Latvia - Martini
  • See more


  • Direct-dial coast-to-coast telephone service begins in the United States.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 10, 1951?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Frankie Laine - Jealousy (Jalousie)
  2. Undecided - Ray Anthony
  3. Jo Stafford - Shrimp Boats

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Mr. District Attorney

Hour of Decision

Directed by: C.M. Pennington-Richards

Sky King

Starring: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters

Country: United States of America

The Kate Smith Evening Hour

The Egg and I

Directed by: Chester Erskine

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

The Magnificent Century

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Magnificent Century, the second volume of Costain's A History of the Plantagenets, covers Henry III's long and turbulent reign, from 1216 to 1272.

White Man Returns

By: Agnes Newton Keith

White Man Returns

The Catcher In The Rye

By: J.D. Salinger

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full …

A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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