Thursday 18 October 1951
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Detective Story, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Pam Dawber: TV Actress.
- Pam Dawber in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actress (Mindy - Mork and Mindy, My Sister Sam).
- Mike Antonovich: American ice hockey player and executive.
- Terry McMillan: American author and screenwriter.
- David Normington: English civil servant and politician.
- Nic Potter: English bass player and songwriter (Van der Graaf Generator and The Misunderstood) (d. 2013)
- Clear Englebert: American author of Feng Shui books, "Feng Shui Demystified" (2000) & "Bedroom Feng Shui" (2001)
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