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Friday 16 November 1951

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 16, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paula Vogel and Philippe Guglielmi. Another Man's Poison, directed by Irving Rapper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Forrestal Diaries by Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Kate Smith Evening Hour.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Another Man's Poison

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Bette Davis, Gary Merrill, Emlyn Williams, Anthony Steel

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The Stooge

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen, Marion Marshall

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Flight to Mars

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Marguerite Chapman, Cameron Mitchell, Arthur Franz, Virginia Huston

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Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns

Country: United States

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Let's Make It Legal

Directed by: Richard Sale

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Macdonald Carey, Zachary Scott, Barbara Bates

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TV Series

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

The Kate Smith Evening Hour

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The Egg and I

Directed by: Chester Erskine

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The Ezio Pinza Show

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Starring: Edward R. Murrow

Country: United States

Dagmar's Canteen

Starring: Dagmar, Milton Delugg, Ray Malone, Jean Egnor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1951 ?

  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Paula Vogel: American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, she won the prestigious award in 1998 for "How I Learned to Drive.
  • Philippe Guglielmi: French politician and Grand Master of the 'Grand Orient de France' (1997-1999).
  • Ellen Tauscher: Politician.
  • Beverly D'Angelo: Actress.
  • Alain Etchegoyen: French philosopher and novelist, who wrote some twenty books, essays and novels.
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Planetary positions on November 16, 1951 - Geocentric view

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

The Forrestal Diaries

By: Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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The Holy Sinner

By: Thomas Mann

First published in 1951, The Holy Sinner explores a subject that fascinated Thomas Mann to the end of his life—the origins of evil and evil's connection with magic.

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Life In America

By: Marshall B. Davidson

This book was started five years ago when the trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art generously granted me a leave of absence from my duties as associate curator of the

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The Magnificent Century

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Magnificent Century, the second volume of Costain's A History of the Plantagenets, covers Henry III's long and turbulent reign, from 1216 to 1272.

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