Tuesday 18 September 1951
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
No Highway in the Sky, directed by Henry Koster, 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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- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Ben Carson: Doctor.
- Benjamin Carson: American neurosurgeon.
- Dee Ramone: American singer-songwriter and bass player (Ramones) (d. 2002).
- Darryl Stingley: American football player and scout (d. 2007).
- Marc Surer: Swiss race car driver and sportscaster.
- Tony Scott: American baseball player, a right-throwing/switch-hitting outfielder with the Montreal Expos, St. Louis Cardinals and Houston Astros.
- John Douglas Cockcroft: Physicist.
- Tennessee Williams's adaptation of ''A Streetcar Named Desire'' premieres, becoming a critical and box-office smash.
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