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Thursday 16 August 1951

US date format: 8/16/1951, UK date format: 16/8/1951

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Hunt and Jean-Louis Normandin. Criminal Lawyer, directed by Seymour Friedman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Troubled Air by Irwin Shaw 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

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

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

Which were the important events of 16 August 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Planetary positions on August 16, 1951 - Geocentric view

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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 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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Out Of This World

By: Lowell Thomas Jr

This is a new release of the original 1950 edition.

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Fight Against Fears

By: Lucy Freeman

Book by Freeman, Lucy

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Proud New Flags

By: F. Van Wyck Mason

used,good-has anchor on green hardcover

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