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Saturday 13 January 1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bernard Loiseau and Britta Rasmussen. Halls of Montezuma, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Far Lands by James Norman Hall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Girls Named Smith.
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TV Series

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

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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You Asked for It

Starring: Art Baker

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Halls of Montezuma

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States

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Born Yesterday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 January 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bernard Loiseau: French chef, who committed suicide by firearm on 24 February 2003 after newspaper reports hinted that his restaurant might lose its 3-star status.
  • Britta Rasmussen: Danish film director, nationally acknowledged for her work.
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Facts:
  • German General F Christian freed early from Dutch prison.
  • Nine Jewish Kremlin physicians "exposed" as British/US agents; known as the Doctors' Plot.
  • First Indochina War: The Battle of Vinh Yen begins, which will end in a major victory for France.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como - If
  2. So Long (It's Been Good to Know Ya) - Weavers (Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra)
  3. Jo Stafford - If

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Janice Rule
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dean Acheson -- Jan. 8, 1951
  • Life: GEs Charles Wilson

Books

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

The Far Lands

By: James Norman Hall

Hardcover Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Pub; BkClubEd edition (January 1, 1950) ASIN: B002C62C0G Product Dimensions: 11.8 x 8 x 1.5 inches Shipping Weight: 1.3

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Floodtide

By: Frank Yerby

Floodtide

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The Cardinal

By: Henry Morton Robinson

On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

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Drawn From Memory

By: John T. McCutcheon

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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