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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 Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two Girls Named Smith.
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TV Series

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

Two Girls Named Smith

Starring: Peggy Ann Garner, Marcia Henderson, Peggy French, Richard Hayes

Country: United States

Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre

Starring: Russell Nype

Country: United States

Red Ryder

Written by: Fred Harman

Starring: Louis Lettieri

Country: United States

Life with Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Dorothy Ford, Harold Goodwin, Marcia Mae Jones

Country: United States

Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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Movies

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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Kim

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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Orpheus

Directed by: Jean Cocteau

Starring: Jean Marais, Franois Prier, Mara Casares

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
Famous Birthdays:
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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).
Facts:
  • 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. Perry Como - If
  2. So Long (It's Been Good to Know Ya) - Weavers (Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra)
  3. Jo Stafford - If

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Rose Parade marshal
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rudolph Bing -- Jan. 15, 1951
  • Life: Janice Rule

Books

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

Moses

By: Sholem Asch

Hardcover: 505 pages Publisher: GP Putnam's Sons, NY; First Edition edition (June 1951) Language: English ISBN-10: 999740629X ISBN-13: 978-9997406293 Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 6.1 x 1.5

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The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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The Little World Of Don Camillo

By: Giovanni Guareschi

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Reviews ‘Written with such warmth and simplicity, so concerned with the trivialities of everyday life and giving us so shrewd a glimpse into the minds of the people .

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From Here to Eternity

By: James Jones

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeTHE COMPLETE UNCENSORED EDITION • THE WORLD WAR II MASTERPIECE AS IT WAS MEANT TO BE READ • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Diamond Head, ...

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