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Thursday 12 July 1951

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cheryl Ladd in Huron and Joan Bauer. Show Boat, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching What's My Line.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

What's My Line

Starring: Eamonn Andrews, Isobel Barnett, Gilbert Harding, Bob Monkhouse

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hollywood Opening Night

Starring: Jimmy Fidler, Jimmy Wallington

Country: United States

Comedy Circus

Country: United States

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Front Page Detective

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Paula Drew, George Pembroke

Country: United States

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Ernie in Kovacsland

Starring: Ernie Kovacs, Edie Adams

Country: United States

Movies

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

Show Boat

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel

Country: United States

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Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman

Country: United States

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Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur

Country: United States

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States

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The Prowler

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cheryl Ladd in Huron: South Dakota, USA; actress (Charlie's Angels, Purple Hearts).
  • Joan Bauer: Joan Bauer is an award-winning American writer of young adult literature.
  • Hervé Bourde: French jazz and improvisational musician (saxophone, flute, clarinet, piano, Bolemar, synthesizers) and composer.
  • Marie-Noëlle Lienemann: French politician, a Member of the European Parliament for the North West of France.
  • Francoise Macchi: .
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Facts:
  • Mob tries to keep black family from moving into all-white Cicero, Illinois
  • New York Yankees' Allie Reynolds no-hits Cleveland Indians, 8-0.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1951?

  • Life: Charlotte NC debutantes
  • Time: Self portrait sketch
  • Life: Heroes in Korea Medal of Honor

Books

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

Moses

By: Sholem Asch

Hardcover: 505 pages Publisher: GP Putnam's Sons, NY; First Edition edition (June 1951) Language: English ISBN-10: 999740629X ISBN-13: 978-9997406293 Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 6.1 x 1.5

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The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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The Little World Of Don Camillo

By: Giovanni Guareschi

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Reviews ‘Written with such warmth and simplicity, so concerned with the trivialities of everyday life and giving us so shrewd a glimpse into the minds of the people .

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From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeTHE COMPLETE UNCENSORED EDITION • THE WORLD WAR II MASTERPIECE AS IT WAS MEANT TO BE READ • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Diamond Head, ...

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