Friday 21 December 1951
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nick Gilder and Steve Perryman.
Rashomon, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Holy Sinner by Thomas Mann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hallmark Hall of Fame.
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- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
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