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Wednesday 19 December 1951

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Fred W Leslie and Mohammad Aref. Rashomon, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Gods, Graves And Scholars by C.W. Ceram was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hallmark Hall of Fame.
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TV Series

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

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Country: United States

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Dragnet

Written by: Jack Webb

Starring: Jack Webb

Country: United States

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See It Now

Starring: Edward R. Murrow

Country: United States

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The Dinah Shore Show

Starring: Dinah Shore, Gisele MacKenzie, Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Bob and Ray

Starring: Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Cloris Leachman, Audrey Meadows

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Rashomon

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Machiko Ky, Masayuki Mori

Country: United States

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Distant Drums

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Gary Cooper, Mari Aldon, Richard Webb

Country: United States

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The African Queen

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley

Country: United States

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Decision Before Dawn

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill, Oskar Werner

Country: United States

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On Dangerous Ground

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Fred W Leslie: Ancon, Panama -- PhD / Astronaut (STS 73).
  • Mohammad Aref: Iranian engineer and politician 2nd Vice President of Iran.
  • Alan Rouse: English mountaineer and author (d. 1986).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Nazi General Christiansen leaves Nethe

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Les Paul - Jingle Bells

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Leigh and Olivier
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. -- Dec. 17, 1951
  • Life: Trumans wardrobe

Books

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

Gods, Graves And Scholars

By: C.W. Ceram

C.W. Ceram visualized archeology as a wonderful combination of high adventure, romance, history and scholarship, and this book, a chronicle of man's search for his past, reads like a dramatic narrative.

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The Cruel Sea

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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Closing The Ring

By: Winston S. Churchill

The drive to victory between June 1943 and July 1944, as the Allies consolidate their achievements, with enormous difficulty and great divergence of opinion.

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The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover

By: Herbert Hoover

This is a new release of the original 1952 edition.

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