Sunday 16 December 1951
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The African Queen, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
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- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Fabrizia Carminati: Italian television announcer and television personality, working for Mediaset, a mass media company which is the largest commercial broadcaster in the country, founded in the 1970s by former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.
- Sally Emerson: English author and poet.
- Mike Flanagan: American baseball player coach and sportscaster (d. 2011).
- Robben Ford: American guitarist and songwriter (L.
- Mark Heard: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (d. 1992).
- Shinji Yamashita: Japanese actor
- Aykut Barka: Turkish scientist (d. 2002)
- Adriana Aguirre: Argentina star and actress. He worked in fourteen Argentine movies and in more than 20 plays.
- Bill Bateman: American musician, a drummer with The Blasters.
- Salar Jung Museum is opened to the public by Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru.
- EBR-1, the world's first (experimental) nuclear power plant, opens.
- A chartered C46 Curtis Commando crash lands in Cobourg, Ontario Canada all on board survived.
- WMO becomes a specialized agency of the United Nations.
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