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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 1951.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on March 1951: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1951?


Events

  • 03 Mar 1951 Bill Mikvy (Temple) scores NCAA basketball record 73 points.
  • 06 Mar 1951 Belgium extends conscription to 24 months.
  • 08 Mar 1951 International Table Tennis Federation bans Egypt (for refusing to play Israel).
  • 09 Mar 1951 United Artists releases sci-fi film ''The Man from Planet X''.
  • 10 Mar 1951 FBI director J Edgar Hoover declines post of baseball commissioner.
  • 12 Mar 1951 Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler loses fight (9-7) to stay in office.
  • 13 Mar 1951 Israel demands 6.2 billion Deutsche marks compensation from Germany.
  • 14 Mar 1951 During Korean War, US / UN forces recapture Seoul
  • 15 Mar 1951 Persia nationalizes Anglo-Iranian Oil Company.
  • 17 Mar 1951 Government of Drees takes power
  • 20 Mar 1951 Indonesian army offensive against Darul Islam on Java.
  • 21 Mar 1951 2,900,000 US soldiers in Korea
  • 23 Mar 1951 Wages in France increase 11 percent.
  • 25 Mar 1951 5th Tony Awards: Guys and Dolls and Rose Tattoo win.
  • 26 Mar 1951 USAF flag approved
  • 29 Mar 1951 King & I opens at St. James Theater NYC for 1246 performances
  • 31 Mar 1951 US tanks cross 38 degrees of latitude in Korea.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 1951?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Mockin' Bird Hill
  2. - Sparrow In The Tree Top
  3. - The Aba Daba Honeymoon
  4. - I Apologize
  5. - Sparrow In The Tree Top

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1951?
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New York 22 by Ilka Chase

New York 22

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A novel about a woman, her lover, her Vassar College daughter and her publisher husband.

Unpopular Essays by Bertrand Russell

Unpopular Essays

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A classic collection of Bertrand Russell’s more controversial works, reaffirming his staunch liberal values, Unpopular Essays is one of Russell’s most characteristic and self-revealing books.

Round The Bend by Nevil Shute

Round The Bend

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"On the fields and farms of England, on the airstrips of the desert and the jungle, in the hangars of the Persian Gulf and on the tarmacs of the southern islands,

The Riddle Of Macarthur by John Gunther

The Riddle Of Macarthur

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The Riddle of MacArthur

His Eye Is On The Sparrow by Ethel Waters and Charles Samuels

His Eye Is On The Sparrow

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Ethel Waters's His Eye is on the Sparrow stands as perhaps the greatest autobiography of a black female performer, capturing both the horror and the joy of the African American woman's experience through the often bitter yet always forgiving voice …