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Friday 18 May 1951

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. 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 Balance Wheel by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Circuit Rider.
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Movies

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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TV Series

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

Pentagon

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • 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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Music Charts

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

Books

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

The Balance Wheel

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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Look Younger, Live Longer

By: Gayelord Hauser

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.

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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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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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