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Friday 14 December 1951

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Krüger and Brad Blakeley. Decision Before Dawn, directed by Anatole Litvak, 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 Dragnet.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Decision Before Dawn

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill, Oskar Werner

Country: United States

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On Dangerous Ground

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Miracle in Milan

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Emma Gramatica, Francesco Golisano, Paolo Stoppa

Country: United States

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I'll See You in My Dreams

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Doris Day, Danny Thomas, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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Directed by: Brian Desmond-Hurst

Starring: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Written by: Jack Webb

Starring: Jack Webb

Country: United States

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See It Now

Starring: Edward R. Murrow

Country: United States

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The Dinah Shore Show

Starring: Dinah Shore, Gisele MacKenzie, Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Bob and Ray

Starring: Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Cloris Leachman, Audrey Meadows

Country: United States

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Out There

Starring: Casey Allen, Robert Webber, Arthur Batanides, Stewart Bradley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 December 1951 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Four Aces - Tell Me Why
  2. Eddie Fisher - Any Time
  3. Slow Poke - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra
  4. Helen O'Connell - Slow Poke

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Life magazine


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

From Here To Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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The End Of The Affair

By: Graham Greene

"A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses a moment of experience from which to look ahead..." "This is a record of hate far more than of love," writes Maurice

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The Farmers Hotel

By: John O'Hara

An unexpected snowstorm wreaks havoc on the lives of some travelers, stranding them in a newly opened Farmer's Hotel in tiny Rockbottom, Pennsylvania

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Closing The Ring

By: Winston S. Churchill

The drive to victory between June 1943 and July 1944, as the Allies consolidate their achievements, with enormous difficulty and great divergence of opinion.

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