Friday 16 November 1951
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Superman and the Mole-Men, directed by Lee Sholem, 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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- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Alain Etchegoyen: French philosopher and novelist, who wrote some twenty books, essays and novels.
- Philippe Guglielmi: French politician and Grand Master of the 'Grand Orient de France' (1997-1999).
- Paula Vogel: American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, she won the prestigious award in 1998 for "How I Learned to Drive.
- Miguel Sandoval: American actor and director.
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