Sunday April 22, 1951

US date format: 4/22/1951, UK date format: 22/4/1951

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 22, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Vladimir Spidla and Jean-Pierre Dardenne. Bullfighter and the Lady, directed by Budd Boetticher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Boswell'S London Journal by Frederick A. Pottle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Not for Publication.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Bullfighter and the Lady

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Robert Stack, Joy Page, Gilbert Roland, Virginia Grey

Double Crossbones

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Helena Carter, Will Geer, John Emery

Circle of Danger

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Ray Milland, Patricia Roc, Marius Goring, Hugh Sinclair

Lightning Strikes Twice

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Richard Todd, Ruth Roman, Mercedes McCambridge, Zachary Scott

Only the Valiant

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Gregory Peck, Barbara Payton, Ward Bond, Gig Young


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 22, 1951?


  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)


  • Ticker-tape parade for General Douglas MacArthur in New York City, New York, USA.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 22, 1951?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. On Top Of Old Smoky - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  2. Sound Off (The Duckworth Chant) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  3. When You and I Were Young Maggie, Blues - Gary Crosby & Friend (Bing Crosby)

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Not for Publication

Directed by: Paul Bartel

Circuit Rider

Winner Take All

Directed by: Paul Bogart

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden


Starring: Gary Gray

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

Boswell'S London Journal

By: Frederick A. Pottle

In 1762 James Boswell, then twenty-two years old, left Edinburgh for London. The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the

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.

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.

River Of The Sun

By: James Ramsey Ullman

Classic Fiction

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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