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Saturday 17 February 1951

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Meena Alexander and Hubert Corbin. Cry Danger, directed by Robert Parrish, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Railway Children.
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Movies

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Cry Danger

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Dick Powell, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Erdman, William Conrad

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Fingerprints Don't Lie

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Richard Travis, Sheila Ryan, Sid Melton, Tom Neal

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Bedtime for Bonzo

Directed by: Frederick De Cordova

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Diana Lynn, Walter Slezak, Lucille Barkley

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Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Van Heflin, Yvonne De Carlo, Alex Nicol, Preston Foster

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Vengeance Valley

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Robert Walker, Joanne Dru, Sally Forrest

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TV Series

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

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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With This Ring

Directed by: Nzingha Stewart

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Going Places with Betty Betz

Ladies Before Gentlemen

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Music Charts

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Books

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

The Cardinal

By: Henry Morton Robinson

On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

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Joy Street

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

A young woman brought up in a Brahmin family on Beacon Hill falls in love with a man from a very different background.

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Look Younger, Live Longer

By: Gayelord Hauser

Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

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The Witch Diggers

By: Jessamyn West

London published Fiction

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