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Thursday 19 April 1951

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joannes Eidesgaard and Marisa Laurito. The Thing from Another World, directed by Christian Nyby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Far Side Of Paradise by Arthur Mizener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching AMC.
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TV Series

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

The Victor Borge Show

Starring: Victor Borge, Art Carney

Country: United States

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Crusade in the Pacific

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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The Range Rider

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Thing from Another World

Directed by: Christian Nyby

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness

Country: United States

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Father's Little Dividend

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor

Country: United States

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The Tales of Hoffmann

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchrina

Country: United States

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The Red Badge of Courage

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Audie Murphy, Bill Mauldin, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Royal Wedding

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
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Facts:
  • Tree Grows in Brooklyn opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 267 performances
  • Gen Douglas MacArthur ends his military career
  • 55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45.
  • US General Douglas MacArthur ends his military career.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Too Young - Nat King Cole (Les Baxter & His Orchestra)
  2. Mario Lanza - The Loveliest Night Of The Year

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Esther Williams
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Crawford Greenewalt -- Apr. 16, 1951
  • Life: General Omar Bradley

Books

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

The Far Side Of Paradise

By: Arthur Mizener

When the original edition of the first full-length biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared, a decade after the writer’s death, in 1951, it was widely acclaimed as a sensitive, scholarly appraisal

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The Thorndike-Barnhart Dictionary

By: E.L. Thorndike and Clarence L. Barnhart

This beginning dictionary is filled with hundreds of illustrations.

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My Six Convicts

By: Donald Powell Wilson

Mental health

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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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