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Monday 12 March 1951

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack Green and Caren Kaye in New York City. The Red Badge of Courage, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Far Side Of Paradise by Arthur Mizener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Martinsville, U.S.A..
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Victor Borge Show

Starring: Victor Borge, Art Carney

Country: United States

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Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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The Range Rider

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

The Red Badge of Courage

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Audie Murphy, Bill Mauldin, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Royal Wedding

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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Operation Pacific

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: Bretaigne Windust

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Zero Mostel, Ted de Corsia

Country: United States

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Halls of Montezuma

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 March 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
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Facts:
  • Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler loses fight (9-7) to stay in office.
  • Communist troops driven out of Seoul, Korea.
  • Hank Ketcham's best-selling comic strip ''Dennis the Menace'', appeared in newspapers across the U.S. for the first time.
  • Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul during Operation Ripper.
  • West Germany joins UNESCO.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters - Sparrow In The Tree Top
  2. Would I Love You (Love You, Love You) - Doris Day (Harry James Orchestra)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Paul Douglas
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Estes Kefauver -- Mar. 12, 1951
  • Life: Paris fashions

Books

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

The Far Side Of Paradise

By: Arthur Mizener

When the original edition of the first full-length biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared, a decade after the writer’s death, in 1951, it was widely acclaimed as a sensitive, scholarly appraisal

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Rommel, The Desert Fox

By: Desmond Young

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

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Boswell'S London Journal

By: Frederick A. Pottle

In 1762 James Boswell, then twenty-two years old, left Edinburgh for London. The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the

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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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