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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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A Place in the Sun

A Place in the Sun

Release year: 1951

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Anne Revere

Country: United States of America

The Tales of Hoffmann

The Tales of Hoffmann

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Starring: Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchérina, Ann Ayars

Country: United States of America

Miss Julie

Miss Julie

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Alf Sjöberg

Starring: Anita Björk, Ulf Palme, Märta Dorff, Lissi Alandh

Strange Deception

Strange Deception

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Curzio Malaparte

Starring: Raf Vallone, Rina Morelli, Alain Cuny, Anna Maria Ferrero

Edward and Caroline

Edward and Caroline

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Jacques Becker

Starring: Daniel Gélin, Anne Vernon, Elina Labourdette, Jacques François

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1951?
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A Breath Of Air by Rumer Godden

A Breath Of Air

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The story is a retelling of the Tempest, in the South Pacific.

The Balance Wheel by Taylor Caldwell

The Balance Wheel

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Book by Caldwell, Taylor

Washington Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Washington Confidential

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Washington Confidential, Mass Market Paperback

The Hinge Of Fate by Winston Churchill

The Hinge Of Fate

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From uninterrupted defeat to almost unbroken success: a year when Rommel is gradually thrown back in North Africa, and in the Pacific the tide turns.

The Left Hand Of God by William E. Barrett

The Left Hand Of God

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"In a remote region of China Jim Carmody seized the opportunity to escape from Mieh Yang, the bandit war lord he served as lieutenant, by masquerading as a Catholic priest.