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Tuesday 14 August 1951

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Christophe Cambadélis and Peter Blegvad. A Place in the Sun, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while We Barrymores by Lionel Barrymore and Cameron Shipp was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Kit Carson.
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TV Series

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

The Adventures of Kit Carson

Starring: Bill Williams, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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Tales of Tomorrow

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Walter Abel, Edgar Stehli

Country: United States

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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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The Amos 'n Andy Show

Written by: Charles J. Correll, Freeman F. Gosden

Starring: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Johnny Lee

Country: United States

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Movies

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

A Place in the Sun

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters

Country: United States

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Oliver Twist

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh

Country: United States

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Alice in Wonderland

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Christophe Cambadélis: French politician who has been First Secretary of the French Socialist Party since April 2014.
  • Peter Blegvad: American singer-songwriter guitarist and illustrator (Slapp Happy and The Lodge).
  • Slim Dunlap: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Replacements).
  • Norbert Hofmann: German footballer and manager.
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Gimme a Little Kiss, Will Ya, Huh? - April Stevens (Henri Rene Orchestra)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Foster Dulles -- Aug. 13, 1951
  • Life: Summer fun fashion

Books

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

We Barrymores

By: Lionel Barrymore and Cameron Shipp

Story of the prominent thespian family, the Barrymores, written by the famous actor, Lionel Barrymore.

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A Woman Called Fancy

By: Frank Yerby

Vintage fiction by the prolific Georgia author in which Fancy arrived in August, Georgia, on a spring day in 1880, she was 19 years old.

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The High Calling

By: James Street

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Out Of This World

By: Lowell Thomas Jr

This is a new release of the original 1950 edition.

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