Sunday 9 September 1951
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Corry Konings and Robert Desiderio in the Bronx.
Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N., directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sky King.
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- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Corry Konings: Dutch singer.
- Robert Desiderio in the Bronx: New York, USA; actor (Detective Kennedy - Heart of the City).
- Alexander Downer: Australian politician, Foreign Affairs Minister in the '90s.
- Tom Wopat: American actor and singer.
- Robert Desiderio: American actor.
- 1st broadcast of Love of Life on CBS-TV
- Louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton Georgia Golf Open
- Chinese communist forces move into Lhasa, the capital of Tibet.
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