It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in September 1951 ?
- No Highway in the Sky
directed by Henry Koster
starring: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns
- A Streetcar Named Desire
directed by Elia Kazan
starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter
- The Day the Earth Stood Still
directed by Robert Wise
starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe
- Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.
directed by Raoul Walsh
starring: Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty
- The River
directed by Jean Renoir
starring: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight
Which were the important events of Sunday, 23 September 1951 ?
Famous People born
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
- French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
- Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
- Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
- Also see September 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In ancient Latvia, the second day of Mikeli
- Astrology: Usually the first day of sun sign Libra in the tropical zodiac.
- Traditional New Year's Day in Constantinople and Eastern Orthodox churches ? because of the birthday of August, not because of the equinox.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1951 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Kremlin Courier -- Sep. 17, 1951
Esquire Magazine cover
From Here to Eternity - James Jones
The Caine Mutiny - Herman Wouk
Moses - Sholem Asch
The Cardinal - Henry Morton Robinson
BA B-A British American Oil Canada Art (1951)
Old Crow Bourbon Whiskey (1951)
Nomotta Yarns Knit Fashion Knitting (1951)
Tell the world why Sunday, 23 September 1951 is such a special date for you!