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Wednesday 15 August 1951

US date format: 8/15/1951, UK date format: 15/8/1951

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Didier Haudepin and Ann Biderman. Criminal Lawyer, directed by Seymour Friedman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Manhunt.
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Movies

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Criminal Lawyer

Directed by: Seymour Friedman

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Jane Wyatt, Carl Benton Reid, Mary Castle

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St. Benny the Dip

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Dick Haymes, Nina Foch, Roland Young, Lionel Stander

Country: United States of America

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My Outlaw Brother

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Wanda Hendrix, Robert Preston, Robert Stack

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The Tall Target

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Dick Powell, Paula Raymond, Adolphe Menjou, Marshall Thompson

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Lost Continent

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Cesar Romero, Hillary Brooke, Chick Chandler, John Hoyt

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TV Series

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Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

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Front Page Detective

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Paula Drew, George Pembroke

Country: United States of America

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All Around the Town

Directed by: Paolo Barzman

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The Black Arrow

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Guy Mitchell - Belle, Belle, My Liberty Belle
  2. Les Paul - Whispering
  3. Les Paul & Mary Ford - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
  4. While You Danced, Danced, Danced (I Walked In With A Smile) - Georgia Gibbs

Books

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

The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon …

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Proud New Flags

By: F. Van Wyck Mason

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The Troubled Air

By: Irwin Shaw

Irwin Shaw’s provocative classic about courage and morality at the height of McCarthyismClement Archer, head of a popular radio show, faces a profound dilemma: Five of his employees stand accused of

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The High Calling

By: James Street

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