Tuesday August 14, 1951

US date format: 8/14/1951, UK date format: 14/8/1951

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jean-Christophe Cambadélis and Carl Lumbly. Criminal Lawyer, directed by Seymour Friedman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while Nature'S Ways by Roy Chapman Andrews was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lighter Side.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
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Movies

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Criminal Lawyer

Criminal Lawyer

Directed by: Seymour Friedman

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Jane Wyatt, Carl Benton Reid, Mary Castle

St. Benny the Dip

St. Benny the Dip

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Dick Haymes, Nina Foch, Roland Young, Lionel Stander

Country: United States of America

My Outlaw Brother

My Outlaw Brother

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Wanda Hendrix, Robert Preston, Robert Stack

The Tall Target

The Tall Target

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Dick Powell, Paula Raymond, Adolphe Menjou, Marshall Thompson

Lost Continent

Lost Continent

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Cesar Romero, Hillary Brooke, Chick Chandler, John Hoyt

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Music charts

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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - While You Danced, Danced, Danced (I Walked In With A Smile)
  2. - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
  3. - Whispering
  4. - Belle, Belle, My Liberty Belle

TV Series

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The Lighter Side

The Lighter Side

Heritage

Heritage

Directed by: Will von Tagen

Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

Front Page Detective

Front Page Detective

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Paula Drew, George Pembroke

Country: United States of America

All Around the Town

All Around the Town

Directed by: Paolo Barzman

Days to next August 14

If August 14, 1951 is your birthday you're 68 years, 11 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Nature'S Ways by Roy Chapman Andrews

Nature'S Ways

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A colorful vintage children's book about nature, illustrated with bold paintings , drawing and photos by Andre Durenceau et.al.

Crime In America by Estes Kefauver

Crime In America

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Book by Kefauver, Estes

The Troubled Air by Irwin Shaw

The Troubled Air

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Irwin Shaw’s provocative classic about courage and morality at the height of McCarthyismClement Archer, head of a popular radio show, faces a profound dilemma: Five of his employees stand accused of

The Watch by Carlo Levi

The Watch

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The Watch, first published in 1950, is a portrait of Rome and Italy in the dopoguerra - the period after the war - when the heroism and sacrifice of the partisan

The China Story by Freda Utley

The China Story

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.


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