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Saturday 15 December 1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ken Knox and Philippe Houillon. Decision Before Dawn, directed by Anatole Litvak, 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 Dragnet.
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TV Series

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

Dragnet

Written by: Jack Webb

Starring: Jack Webb

Country: United States

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The Name's the Same

Starring: Joan Alexander, Robert Q. Lewis

Country: United States

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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Movies

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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Scrooge

Directed by: Brian Desmond-Hurst

Starring: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 December 1951 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Ken Knox: Rock vocalist (Chairmen of the Board).
  • Philippe Houillon: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
  • Ronnie Red: Italian TV director, idea man and creator of many programs.
  • Joe Jordan: Scottish footballer and manager.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eric Drummond: first Secretary-General League of Nations (1919-33), dies at age 75.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Les Paul - Jingle Bells

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Trumans wardrobe
  • Time: Editors and founders of the Reader's Digest
  • Life: Christmas lingerie fashion

Books

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

Moses

By: Sholem Asch

Hardcover: 505 pages Publisher: GP Putnam's Sons, NY; First Edition edition (June 1951) Language: English ISBN-10: 999740629X ISBN-13: 978-9997406293 Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 6.1 x 1.5

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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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The Little World Of Don Camillo

By: Giovanni Guareschi

Hear is a happy book inspired by a lively faith in men of good will and God's infinite patience with his creatures. Text is clean, bright and mark free.

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From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeTHE COMPLETE UNCENSORED EDITION • THE WORLD WAR II MASTERPIECE AS IT WAS MEANT TO BE READ • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Diamond Head, ...

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