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Friday 18 May 1951

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 18, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ben Feringa and Rodger Davis in Sydney. The Frogmen, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Left Hand Of God by William E. Barrett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Circuit Rider.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Frogmen

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Richard Widmark, Dana Andrews, Gary Merrill, Jeffrey Hunter

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Along the Great Divide

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Virginia Mayo, John Agar, Walter Brennan

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On the Riviera

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Corinne Calvet, Marcel Dalio

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One Wild Oat

Directed by: Charles Saunders

Starring: Robertson Hare, Stanley Holloway, Vera Pearce, Andrew Crawford

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Goodbye, My Fancy

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Joan Crawford, Robert Young, Frank Lovejoy, Eve Arden

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

Circuit Rider

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Mr. Wizard

Written by: Jules Power

Starring: Don Herbert, Alan Howard, Rita Walter

Country: United States

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The Black Arrow


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Historical Events

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  • UN moves HQ to New York City
  • US General Collins predicts use of atom bomb in Korea.
  • United Nations moves headquarters to New York City.

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Patti Page - Mister and Mississippi
  2. Rose, Rose, I Love You - Buddy Morrow & His Orchestra


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

The Left Hand Of God

By: William E. Barrett

"In a remote region of China Jim Carmody seized the opportunity to escape from Mieh Yang, the bandit war lord he served as lieutenant, by masquerading as a Catholic priest.

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Seven Decisions That Shaped History

By: Sumner Welles

1951 Stated First Edition First Printing Black Cloth Hardcover No DJ. Published by Harper . 236 Pristine Untrimmed Pages.

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Washington Confidential

By: Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Washington Confidential, Mass Market Paperback

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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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