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Entertainment: (Movies, TV, Music, Books, Theater, Sports)

Entertainment: Movies


• The African Queen
• A Streetcar Named Desire
• An American in Paris
• A Place in the Sun
• Ace in the Hole
• Across the Wide Missouri
• Along the Great Divide
• As Young As You Feel
• Bedtime for Bonzo
• Bride of the Gorilla
• The Day the Earth Stood Still
• Death of a Salesman
• Double Dynamite
• Father’s Little Dividend
• Stangers on a Train
• When Worlds Collide

Entertainment: Popular TV Shows


• Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts
• The Texaco Star Theater
• I Love Lucy
• The Red Skelton Show
• The Colgate Comedy Hour
• Fireside Theatre
• The Jack Benny Program
• Your Show of Shows
• You Bet Your Life
• Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
• Mama
• Philco Television Playhouse
 

Entertainment: Popular Music


• Sixty Minute Man - Dominoes
• Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenston
• Dust My Broom - Elmore James
• Cry - Johnnie Ray
• Too Young - Nat "King" Cole
• Cold Cold Heart - Hank Williams
• Glory Of Love - Five Keys
• Three O'Clock Blues - B.B. King
• Hey Good Lookin' - Hank Williams
• How High The Moon - Les Paul and Mary Ford
 

Entertainment: Albums Released


• The Amazing Bud Powell – Bud Powell
• Blue Period -Miles Davis
• Conception - Miles Davis
• Digs - Miles Davis
• Folk Song Favorites – Patti Page
• Historically Speaking - Gerry Mulligan
• I'll See You in My Dreams – Doris Day
• Lullaby of Broadway – Doris Day
• On Moonlight Bay - Doris Day
• Popo - Shorty Rogers
 

Entertainment: Books


• From Here to Eternity, James Jones
• The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk
• Moses, Sholem Asch
• The Cardinal, Henry Morton Robinson
• A Woman Called Fancy, Frank Yerby
• The Cruel Sea, Nicholas Monsarrat
• Melville Goodwin, U.S.A., John P. Marquand
• Return to Paradise, James A. Michener
• The Foundling, Cardinal Spellman
• The Wanderer, Mika Waltari
• Look Younger, Live Longer, Gayelord Hauser
• Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book
• Washington Confidential, Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer
• Better Homes and Gardens Garden Book
• Better Homes and Gardens Handyman's Book
• The Sea Around Us, Rachel L. Carson
• Pogo, Walt Kelly
• Kon-Tiki, Thor Heyerdahl
• The New Yorker Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Album
• The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt
• In the Absence of Angels, Hortense Calisher
• The Grass Harp, Truman Capote
• The Ballad of the Sad Café, Carson McCullers
• A Change of World, Adrienne Rich
• Collected Poems, Marianne Moore
• The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger
• The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk
 

Entertainment: Theater


• Antony and Cleopatra (December 21, 1951)
• The Rose Tattoo
• Guys and Dolls
• Darkness at Noon
• The Country Girl
• Call Me Madam
• Season in the Sun
• Bless You All
• The Consul
• The Autumn Garden
 

Entertainment: Sports


• World Series – NY Yankees d. NY Giants (4-2)
• NBA Championship – Rochester d. New York (4-3)
• Stanley Cup – Toronto d. Montreal (4-1)
• Wimbledon – Women: Doris Hart d. S. Fry (6-1 6-0), Men: Dick Savitt d. K. McGregor (6-4 6-4 6-4)
• Kentucky Derby Champion - Count Turf
• NCAA Basketball Championship – Kentucky d. Kansas St. (68-58)
• NCAA Football Champions – Tennessee (10-0-0)
• NFL Championship – Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cleveland Browns, 24–17
• NASCAR Championship – Herb Thomas #92 driving a Hudson Hornet
• 24 hours of Le Mans – Peter Walker/Peter Whitehead driving a Jaguar XK-120C
 



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