Sunday June 17, 1951

US date format: 6/17/1951, UK date format: 17/6/1951

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 17, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Joe Piscopo and Starhawk . En la palma de tu mano, directed by Roberto Gavaldón, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while A Woman Called Fancy by Frank Yerby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Around the Town.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.

Events

  • Flahooley closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 40 performances

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Movies

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En la palma de tu mano

En la palma de tu mano

Directed by: Roberto Gavaldón

Starring: Arturo de Córdova, Leticia Palma, Ramón Gay, Consuelo Guerrero de Luna

He Ran All the Way

He Ran All the Way

Directed by: John Berry

Starring: John Garfield, Shelley Winters, Wallace Ford, Selena Royle

Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Country: United States of America

As Young as You Feel

As Young as You Feel

Directed by: Harmon Jones

Starring: Monty Woolley, Thelma Ritter, David Wayne, Jean Peters

Wall of Death

Wall of Death

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Susan Shaw, Maxwell Reed, Laurence Harvey, Hermione Baddeley

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TV Series

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All Around the Town

All Around the Town

Directed by: Paolo Barzman

The Black Arrow

The Black Arrow

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Directed by: Yevgeni Fridman

Not for Publication

Not for Publication

Directed by: Paul Bartel

Five Children and It

Five Children and It

Days to next June 17

If June 17, 1951 is your birthday you're 69 years, 3 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 26 days.
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Books

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A Woman Called Fancy by Frank Yerby

A Woman Called Fancy

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Vintage fiction by the prolific Georgia author in which Fancy arrived in August, Georgia, on a spring day in 1880, she was 19 years old.

Look Younger, Live Longer by Gayelord Hauser

Look Younger, Live Longer

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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.

The Disenchanted by Budd Schulberg

The Disenchanted

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Considered by some to be Budd Schulberg’s masterpiece, The Disenchanted tells the tragic story of Manley Halliday, a fabulously successful writer during the 1920s—a golden figure in a golden age—who by

Dominations And Powers by George Santayana

Dominations And Powers

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In what must be ranked as a foremost classic of twentieth-century political philosophy, George Santayana, in the preface to his last major work prior to his death, makes plain the limits

Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Joy Street

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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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