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Wednesday 23 May 1951

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anatoli Karpov and Judy Rodman in Riverside. The Prowler, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Look Younger, Live Longer by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Down You Go.
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TV Series

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

Mr. Wizard

Written by: Jules Power

Starring: Don Herbert, Alan Howard, Rita Walter

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

The Prowler

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Tibetans sign the Seventeen Point Agreement for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet with the People's Republic of China.

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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

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hotweather styles fashion
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Juan and Eva Peron -- May 21, 1951
  • Life: Senator Blair Moody

Books

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

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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The Peace Can Be Won

By: Paul G. Hoffman

This lovely paperback book is one of a huge collection of interesting Christian books that belonged to one or all of a grandfather, father and son all of whom were California

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Washington Confidential

By: Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Washington Confidential, Mass Market Paperback

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The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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