Sunday 11 November 1951, Veteran's Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fuzzy [Frank] Zoeller and Fuzzy Zoeller in New Albany.
Laughter in Paradise, directed by Mario Zampi, 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 Dagmar's Canteen.
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- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Fuzzy [Frank] Zoeller: New Albany, Indiana -- PGA golfer (Masters 1981).
- Fuzzy Zoeller in New Albany: Indiana, USA; PGA golfer (Masters 1981).
- Fuzzy Zoeller: Golfer.
- Bill Moseley: American actor singer and producer (Cornbugs).
- Kim Peek: American megasavant (d. 2009).
- Marc Summers: American television host and producer
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