Wednesday October 10, 1951

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

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 10, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jeanette (singer) and Goeffrey King. Detective Story, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hour of Decision.
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A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Country: United States of America

The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

Country: United States of America

The River

The River

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields

Country: United States of America

Detective Story

Detective Story

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell

Country: United States of America

People Will Talk

People Will Talk

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Finlay Currie, Hume Cronyn

Country: United States of America

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Sky King

Sky King

Starring: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters

Country: United States of America

The Kate Smith Evening Hour

The Kate Smith Evening Hour

The Lighter Side

The Lighter Side

Heritage

Heritage

Directed by: Will von Tagen

The Egg and I

The Egg and I

Directed by: Chester Erskine

Days to next October 10

If October 10, 1951 is your birthday you're 69 years, 3 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 14 days.
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The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat

The Cruel Sea

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A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

White Man Returns by Agnes Newton Keith

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White Man Returns

Lie Down In Darkness by William Styron

Lie Down In Darkness

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William Styron traces the betrayals and infidelities--the heritage of spite and endlessly disappointed love--that afflict the members of a Southern family and that culminate in the suicide of the beautiful Peyton

The Magnificent Century by Thomas B. Costain

The Magnificent Century

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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.

His Eye Is On The Sparrow by Ethel Waters and Charles Samuels

His Eye Is On The Sparrow

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Ethel Waters's His Eye is on the Sparrow stands as perhaps the greatest autobiography of a black female performer, capturing both the horror and the joy of the African American woman's experience through the often bitter yet always forgiving voice …

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 10, 1951?

On October 10, 1951 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 10, 1951?

On October 10, 1951 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 10, 1951?

On October 10, 1951 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 10, 1951?

On October 10, 1951 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 10, 1951?

On October 10, 1951 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 10, 1951?

On October 10, 1951 several famous people were born including, Jeanette (singer), Goeffrey King, Boboy Garovillo.


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