Friday 7 September 1951
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mark R McCumber and William Katt.
Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N., directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Foundling by Francis Cardinal Spellman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Frances Langford-Don Ameche Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 September 1951 ?
- Also see September 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Brazil - Independence day (from Portugal, 1822)
- Mozambique - Victory Day
- RC Saints - Saint Regina; Saint Evurtius (Heortius), St. Cloud (Clodoald)
- Mark R McCumber: Jacksonville, Florida -- PGA golfer (1979 Doral-Eastern).
- William Katt: United States -- Actor (Butch & Sundance Kid, Carrie).
- Julie Kavner in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Brenda - Rhoda, Tracy Ullman Show).
- Chrissie Hynde: American singer and bandleader of the rock band, "The Pretenders.
- Bert Jones: American football player, the NFL's MVP in 1976.
- Laurent Ulrich: French Catholic clergyman, the archbishop of Lille since 2008.
- Mammootty : Movie Actor
- Morris Albert: Brazilian singer-songwriter and producer
- Gerald Corbett: English businessman
- Mark Isham: American trumpet player and composer
- Maria Montez: Dominican actress who was an exotic Hollywood leading lady seen mainly in hokum adventures.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1951 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Del Wood - Down Yonder
- Castle Rock - Frank Sinatra (Harry James Orchestra)
- (When We Are Dancing) I Get Ideas - Louis Armstrong
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