Thursday 15 November 1951
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dave Zelmon and Beverly D'Angelo.
Fixed Bayonets!, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while Cairo To Damascus by John Roy Carlson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dagmar's Canteen.
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- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Dave Zelmon: Rocker.
- Beverly D'Angelo: American actress best known for playing "Ellen Griswold" in the National Lampoon "Vacation" series.
- Billy McColl: Scottish-English actor (d. 2014).
- Joe Puerta: American singer and bass player (Ambrosia).
- New York Yankee Gil McDougald wins AL Rookie of Year
- Greek resistance leader Nikos Beloyannis, along with 11 resistance members, is sentenced to death by the court-martial.
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