Sunday October 14, 1951

US date format: 10/14/1951, UK date format: 14/10/1951

The day of the week was Sunday, under the astrological sign of Libra (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on October 14, 1951).

Famous birthdays on this day include Kantaro (astrologer) and John Sumner (actor born 1951).

Detective Story, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1951 while The Magnificent Century by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Hour of Decision.

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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October 14, 1951 Events

What happened on October 14, 1951?


Historical Events

  • Organization of Central American States forms
  • Detroit Lions' Jack Christiansen returns two punts for touchdowns versus Los Angeles Rams.
  • Norethindrone, the progestin used in the oral contraceptive is synthesized by Luis E. Miramontes.
  • ''I Love Lucy'' makes its television debut on CBS.
  • Judy Garland begins her legendary concerts in New York's Palace Theatre.
  • Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan of Pakistan is assassinated.

See also

What happened on October 14 in history? Find out the list of October 14th major events

What was 1951 famous for? Discover everything about 1951

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October 14, 1951 Famous Birthdays


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Movies

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Detective Story

Detective Story

Release year: 1951

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell

Country: United States of America

Anne of the Indies

Anne of the Indies

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Debra Paget, Herbert Marshall

The Magic Carpet

The Magic Carpet

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Lucille Ball, John Agar, Patricia Medina, George Tobias

Love Nest

Love Nest

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Starring: June Haver, William Lundigan, Frank Fay, Marilyn Monroe

Country: United States of America

Across the Wide Missouri

Across the Wide Missouri

Release year: 1951

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Clark Gable, Ricardo Montalban, John Hodiak, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 14, 1951

Sport Games on October 14, 1951


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Cardinals - New York Giants : 17 - 28
  • Los Angeles Rams - Detroit Lions : 27 - 21
  • New York Yanks - Chicago Bears : 21 - 24
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Green Bay Packers : 24 - 37
  • San Francisco 49ers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 28 - 24
See all American Football game results of October 14, 1951

TV Series

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Hour of Decision

Hour of Decision

Release year: 1951

Directed by: C.M. Pennington-Richards

Mr. District Attorney

Mr. District Attorney

Release year: 1951

Sky King

Sky King

Release year: 1951

Starring: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters

Country: United States of America

The Kate Smith Evening Hour

The Kate Smith Evening Hour

Release year: 1951

The Big Question

The Big Question

Release year: 1951

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Magnificent Century by Thomas B. Costain

The Magnificent Century

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The Magnificent century, the second volume of Costain’s A History of the Plantagenets covers Henry III's turbulent reign from 1216 to1272.

Washington Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Washington Confidential

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Washington Confidential, Mass Market Paperback

White Man Returns by Agnes Newton Keith

White Man Returns

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The White Man Returns

The Troubled Air by Irwin Shaw

The Troubled Air

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Irwin Shaw's provocative masterpiece about courage and morality during McCarthyism. Clement Archer is the head of a radio station. Five of his employees are accused of

My Mission In Israel by James G. McDonald

My Mission In Israel

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This is the warm, intimate, and deeply personal account of the events that took place behind closed doors in high places during Israel's first two-and-a half years.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 14, 1951?

On October 14, 1951 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 14, 1951?

On October 14, 1951 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 14, 1951?

On October 14, 1951 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 14, 1951?

On October 14, 1951 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 14, 1951?

On October 14, 1951 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 14, 1951?

On October 14, 1951 several famous people were born including, Kantaro (astrologer), John Sumner (actor born 1951), Patrick Artus.