Monday August 20, 1951

US date format: 8/20/1951, UK date format: 20/8/1951

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 20, 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 Marcel Dadi and Victorin Lurel. The River, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1951 while Nature'S Ways by Roy Chapman Andrews was one of the best selling book.
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  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
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The River

The River

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields

Country: United States of America

People Will Talk

People Will Talk

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Finlay Currie, Hume Cronyn

Country: United States of America

An American in Paris

An American in Paris

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary

Country: United States of America

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Ray Milland, Jan Sterling, Gene Lockhart, William Frawley

The People Against O'Hara

The People Against O'Hara

Release year: 1951

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Pat O'Brien, Diana Lynn, John Hodiak

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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.

A Soldier'S Story by Omar Nelson Bradley

A Soldier'S Story

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D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, the liberation of Paris, the relentless drive through Germany toward Allied victory--Omar Bradley, the "GI General," was there for every major engagement in the European

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 Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson

The Sea Around Us

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Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on …

The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat

The Cruel Sea

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A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 20, 1951?

On August 20, 1951 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 20, 1951?

On August 20, 1951 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 20, 1951?

On August 20, 1951 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 20, 1951?

On August 20, 1951 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 20, 1951?

On August 20, 1951 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 20, 1951?

On August 20, 1951 several famous people were born including, Marcel Dadi, Victorin Lurel, Greg Bear.