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Tuesday 30 October 1951

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Harry Hamlin and Tony Bettenhausen Jr. The History of Mr. Polly, directed by Anthony Pélissier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Holy Sinner by Thomas Mann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out There.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Detective Story

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix

Country: United States

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The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy

Country: United States

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The Lavender Hill Mob

Directed by: Charles Crichton

Starring: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James

Country: United States

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Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Directed by: Albert Lewin

Starring: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick

Country: United States

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Love Nest

Directed by: Joseph Newman

Starring: June Haver, William Lundigan, Frank Fay

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Out There

Starring: Casey Allen, Robert Webber, Arthur Batanides, Stewart Bradley

Country: United States

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I Love Lucy

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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Mark Saber

Starring: Tom Conway, James Burke

Country: United States

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Sky King

Starring: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters

Country: United States

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Boston Blackie

Starring: Kent Taylor, Lois Collier, Frank Orth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 October 1951 ?

  • St. Marcel
  • Bl. John Slade
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
  • St. Herbert
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Holy Sinner

By: Thomas Mann

First published in 1951, The Holy Sinner explores a subject that fascinated Thomas Mann to the end of his life—the origins of evil and evil's connection with magic.

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The Catcher In The Rye

By: J.D. Salinger

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories ? particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme ?

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The President'S Lady

By: Irving Stone

In this acclaimed biographical novel, Irving Stone brings to life the tender and poignant love story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson. "Beyond any doubt one of the great romances of all time."

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Requiem For A Nun

By: William Faulkner

This sequel to Faulkner’s most sensational, Sanctuary, was written twenty years later but takes up the story of Temple Drake eight years after the events related in Sanctuary.

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