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Thursday 18 January 1951

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bram Behr and Bob Latchford. The Enforcer, directed by Bretaigne Windust, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Lady'S Not For Burning by Christopher Fry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Girls Named Smith.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Born Yesterday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford

Country: United States

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Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Range Rider

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones

Country: United States

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Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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You Asked for It

Starring: Art Baker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1951 ?

  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Mark: US chairman (Caste World Congress), dies at age 41.
  • Amy Carmichael: Irish-Indian missionary and humanitarian (d. 1951).
  • 1st use of lie detector in the Netherlands
  • NFL rules tackles, guards and centers ineligible for forward pass.
  • Hermann Flake sentenced to death due to "hate campaign against German Democratic Republic".
  • NFL takes control of the failing Baltimore Colts.
  • Korean War: Third Battle of Seoul: Chinese and North Korean forces capture Seoul for the second time.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Jo Stafford - If
  2. So Long (It's Been Good to Know Ya) - Weavers (Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra)
  3. Perry Como - If

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

The Lady'S Not For Burning

By: Christopher Fry

"A romantic comedy in three acts, set in verse, it is set in the Middle Ages, it reflects the world's 'exhaustion and despair' following World War II, with a war-weary soldier

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Drawn From Memory

By: John T. McCutcheon

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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Son Of A Hundred Kings

By: Thomas B. Costain

Ludar Prentice, a young boy travels to Canada to live with his father only to find him dead. Ludar, having been bought up by a couple who took him in, is

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Across The River And Into The Trees

By: Ernest Hemingway

HEMINGWAY'S POIGNANT TALE OF A LOVE FOUND TOO LATE Set in Venice at the close of World War II, Across the River and into the Trees is the bittersweet story

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