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Wednesday 18 July 1951

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elio di Rupo and Margo Martindale. Show Boat, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Rommel, The Desert Fox by Desmond Young was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching What's My Line.
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Movies

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Show Boat

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel

Country: United States

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Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman

Country: United States

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Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur

Country: United States

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States

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The Prowler

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Comedy Circus

Country: United States

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Front Page Detective

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Paula Drew, George Pembroke

Country: United States

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The Amos 'n Andy Show

Written by: Charles J. Correll, Freeman F. Gosden

Starring: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Johnny Lee

Country: United States

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Racket Squad

Starring: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont

Country: United States

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Mr. Wizard

Written by: Jules Power

Starring: Don Herbert, Alan Howard, Rita Walter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
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Facts:
  • Uruguay accepts its constitution.
  • Jersey Joe Walcott knocks out Ezzard Charles in five rounds for heavyweight belt. At age 37 Walcott is the oldest boxer to win the title.

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Books

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Rommel, The Desert Fox

By: Desmond Young

Early in 1941, the famed British Eighth Army was on the route to victory in North Africa. Just a few months later, this same army was on the verge of total

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His Eye Is On The Sparrow

By: Ethel Waters and Charles Samuels

Ethel Waters's His Eye is on the Sparrow stands as perhaps the greatest autobiography of a black female performer, capturing both the horror and the joy of the African American woman's experience through the often bitter yet always forgiving voice ...

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God'S Men

By: Pearl S. Buck

An enthralling tale, divided between China and America, of two friends inspired by radically opposed idealsThis deeply felt novel tells the story of William Lane and Clem Miller, Americans who meet

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The Foundling

By: Francis Cardinal Spellman

Preface: To the multitude of passer-by and the many of every creed who enter St Patrick's open doors therein quietly to pray, humbly i dedicate this book with my heart's hope

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