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Saturday 13 October 1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Ford Coley and Olympia-Ann Sylvers. The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Foreign Intrigue.
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TV Series

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

I Love Lucy

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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Mark Saber

Starring: Tom Conway, James Burke

Country: United States

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Sky King

Starring: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters

Country: United States

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Boston Blackie

Starring: Kent Taylor, Lois Collier, Frank Orth

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Kit Carson

Starring: Bill Williams, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy

Country: United States

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Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Directed by: Albert Lewin

Starring: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick

Country: United States

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The Lavender Hill Mob

Directed by: Charles Crichton

Starring: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James

Country: United States

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Love Nest

Directed by: Joseph Newman

Starring: June Haver, William Lundigan, Frank Fay

Country: United States

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An American in Paris

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Slow Loris in cup
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William M. Boyle -- Oct. 8, 1951
  • Life: Princess Elizabeth

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Books

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

The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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The Catcher In The Rye

By: J.D. Salinger

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories ? particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme ?

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The New Joy Of Cooking

By: Irma S. Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker

THE NEW JOY OF COOKING the All Purpose Cookbook

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Lie Down In Darkness

By: William Styron

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

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