Tuesday 16 January 1951
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Thompson and Glenn Ordway.
Halls of Montezuma, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Two Girls Named Smith.
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- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Richard Thompson: rocker (BT Express - "Here Comes the Express").
- Glenn Ordway: American radio talk show host.
- Viet Minh offensive against Hanoi, Vietnam.
- World's largest gas pipeline opens (Brownsville, Texas, to 134th Street, New York City, New York).
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