Wednesday July 11, 1951

US date format: 7/11/1951, UK date format: 11/7/1951

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 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 Evelyne Leclercq and Robert R McCammon. Show Boat, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Rommel, The Desert Fox by Desmond Young was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Manhunt.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Movies

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Show Boat

Show Boat

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Joe E. Brown

Country: United States of America

The Law and the Lady

The Law and the Lady

Directed by: Edwin H. Knopf

Starring: Greer Garson, Michael Wilding, Fernando Lamas, Marjorie Main

Hotel Sahara

Hotel Sahara

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, Peter Ustinov, David Tomlinson, Roland Culver

Fort Worth

Fort Worth

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Randolph Scott, David Brian, Phyllis Thaxter, Helena Carter

Rich, Young and Pretty

Rich, Young and Pretty

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Jane Powell, Danielle Darrieux, Wendell Corey, Vic Damone

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Because of You

TV Series

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Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

Front Page Detective

Front Page Detective

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Paula Drew, George Pembroke

Country: United States of America

All Around the Town

All Around the Town

Directed by: Paolo Barzman

The Black Arrow

The Black Arrow

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Directed by: Yevgeni Fridman

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 1951 is your birthday you're 69 years, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Rommel, The Desert Fox by Desmond Young

Rommel, The Desert Fox

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Early in 1941, the famed British Eighth Army was on the route to victory in North Africa. Just a few months later, this same army was on the verge of total

Moulin Rouge by Pierre La Mure

Moulin Rouge

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Very Good/Fair. Copyright 1950; Stated First Printing. ; Book in blue linen with coral stamped device and title; linen with light edge wear, spine ends darkened.

Return To Paradise by James A. Michener

Return To Paradise

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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.

This Is The Hour by Lion Feuchtwanger

This Is The Hour

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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.

My Six Convicts by Donald Powell Wilson

My Six Convicts

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