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Friday 16 March 1951

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kate Nelligan and Ritchie Teeter. The Red Badge of Courage, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Moulin Rouge by Pierre La Mure was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Martinsville, U.S.A..
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TV Series

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

The Victor Borge Show

Starring: Victor Borge, Art Carney

Country: United States

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Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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The Range Rider

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones

Country: United States

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The Jack LaLanne Show

Starring: Jack LaLanne

Country: United States

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The Lawrence Welk Show

Starring: Lawrence Welk, Dick Dale, Myron Floren, Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Red Badge of Courage

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Audie Murphy, Bill Mauldin, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Royal Wedding

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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Operation Pacific

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: Bretaigne Windust

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Zero Mostel, Ted de Corsia

Country: United States

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Halls of Montezuma

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters - Sparrow In The Tree Top
  2. Would I Love You (Love You, Love You) - Doris Day (Harry James Orchestra)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Paul Douglas
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Estes Kefauver -- Mar. 12, 1951
  • Life: Paris fashions

Books

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

Moulin Rouge

By: Pierre La Mure

Very Good/Fair. Copyright 1950; Stated First Printing. ; Book in blue linen with coral stamped device and title; linen with light edge wear, spine ends darkened.

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Rommel, The Desert Fox

By: Desmond Young

Early in 1941, the famed British Eighth Army was on the route to victory in North Africa. Just a few months later, this same army was on the verge of total

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Decline And Fall Of Practically Everybody

By: Will Cuppy

Ever wonder what Nero did before he began fiddling about in Rome, or wanted the bare facts about Lady Godiva? Maybe you've found the story of Lucrezia Borgia a bitter pill

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Boswell'S London Journal

By: Frederick A. Pottle

In 1762 James Boswell, then twenty-two years old, left Edinburgh for London. The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the

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