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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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.

But much more happened on February 1951: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1951?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1951 1st telecast of atomic explosion
  • 02 Feb 1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 03 Feb 1951 Victor Borge Show, debuts on NBC TV
  • 04 Feb 1951 US female Figure Skating championship won by Sonya Klopfer.
  • 06 Feb 1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site Argonne Atomic Lab (Ill), to demonstrate lax in security
  • 10 Feb 1951 John & Marsha by Stan Freberg peaks at #21
  • 11 Feb 1951 Kwame Nkrumah wins first parliamentary election in Gold Coast (Ghana).
  • 12 Feb 1951 Muhammad Reza Shah marries Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari.
  • 13 Feb 1951 Korean War: Battle of Chipyong-ni, which represented the ''high-water mark'' of the Chinese incursion into South Korea, commences.
  • 14 Feb 1951 Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta and takes middleweight title.
  • 15 Feb 1951 Start of the 1951 New Zealand waterfront dispute, which lasts for 151 days.
  • 16 Feb 1951 San Francisco City Hall dome fire
  • 18 Feb 1951 Netherlands Radio School forms
  • 19 Feb 1951 Jean Lee becomes the last woman hanged in Australia, when Lee and her 2 pimps are hanged for the murder and torture of a 73-year-old bookmaker.
  • 24 Feb 1951 Bless You All closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 84 performances
  • 25 Feb 1951 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins Orlando Florida 2 Ball Golf Tournament.
  • 26 Feb 1951 22nd amendment to Constitution is ratified
  • 27 Feb 1951 22nd amendment ratified, limiting President to 2 terms
  • 28 Feb 1951 US Senate committee reports of at least two major US crime syndicates.

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Music charts

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Movies

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Cry Danger

Cry Danger

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Dick Powell, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Erdman, William Conrad

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Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Albert Lewin

Starring: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick, Sheila Sim

Country: United States of America

I'd Climb the Highest Mountain

I'd Climb the Highest Mountain

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Susan Hayward, William Lundigan, Rory Calhoun, Barbara Bates

Royal Wedding

Royal Wedding

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill

Country: United States of America

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Happy Go Lovely

Happy Go Lovely

Release year: 1951

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

Starring: David Niven, Vera-Ellen, Cesar Romero, Bobby Howes

Books

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The Lady'S Not For Burning by Christopher Fry

The Lady'S Not For Burning

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"A romantic comedy in three acts, set in verse, it is set in the Middle Ages, it reflects the world's 'exhaustion and despair' following World War II, with a war-weary soldier

Muscatel At Noon by Matt Weinstock

Muscatel At Noon

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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.

Boswell'S London Journal by Frederick A. Pottle

Boswell'S London Journal

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In 1762 James Boswell, then twenty-two years old, left Edinburgh for London. The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the

Moulin Rouge by Pierre La Mure

Moulin Rouge

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Very Good/Fair. Copyright 1950; Stated First Printing. ; Book in blue linen with coral stamped device and title; linen with light edge wear, spine ends darkened.

Nightrunners Of Bengal by John Masters

Nightrunners Of Bengal

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Novel on the Indian mutiny, a classic