November 1951 calendar

November 1951

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 1951.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on November 1951: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1951?


  • 01 Nov 1951 Top Banana opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 356 performances
  • 04 Nov 1951 New York Giants and New York Yankees score back-to-back touchdowns on kickoff returns.
  • 07 Nov 1951 Constitution of Jordan passes.
  • 08 Nov 1951 New York Yankee Catcher Yogi Berra wins 1st of his 3 MVP awards
  • 10 Nov 1951 Direct-dial coast-to-coast telephone service begins in the United States.
  • 12 Nov 1951 Paint Your Wagon opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 289 performances
  • 15 Nov 1951 New York Yankee Gil McDougald wins AL Rookie of Year
  • 18 Nov 1951 See it Now premieres on TV
  • 19 Nov 1951 Roy Campanella named National League Most Valuable Player on his 30th birthday.
  • 20 Nov 1951 Snowdonia becomes a National Park
  • 24 Nov 1951 17 closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances
  • 25 Nov 1951 Commemoration of Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft forbidden
  • 27 Nov 1951 Cease-fire and demarcation zone accord signed in Panmunjon Korea
  • 28 Nov 1951 Military coup under Col Adib el-Shishakli in Syria
  • 29 Nov 1951 Winston Churchill re-elected British Premier

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1951?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Slow Poke
  2. - Domino
  3. - Shrimp Boats
  4. - Undecided
  5. - Jealousy (Jalousie)


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Release year: 1951

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Micheál MacLiammóir, Robert Coote, Suzanne Cloutier

Country: United States of America

La Poison

La Poison

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Sacha Guitry

Starring: Michel Simon, Jean Debucourt, Jacques Varennes, Jeanne Fusier-Gir

Another Man's Poison

Another Man's Poison

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Bette Davis, Gary Merrill, Emlyn Williams, Anthony Steel


Which were the most popular books released in November 1951?
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God And Man At Yale by William F. Buckley Jr

God And Man At Yale


This is the book that launched William F. Buckley, Jr.'s career. As a young, recent Yale graduate, he took on Yale's professional and administrative staffs, citing their hypocritical diversion from the tenets on which the institution was built.

Requiem For A Nun by William Faulkner

Requiem For A Nun


This sequel to Faulkner’s most sensational, Sanctuary, was written twenty years later but takes up the story of Temple Drake eight years after the events related in Sanctuary.

The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny


The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon …

The Holy Sinner by Thomas Mann

The Holy Sinner


First published in 1951, The Holy Sinner explores a subject that fascinated Thomas Mann to the end of his life—the origins of evil and evil's connection with magic.

The Road To Bithynia by Frank G. Slaughter

The Road To Bithynia


Collectible State First Edition; Great gift for a physician or clergyman/woman; Proceeds benefit the Natrona County Public Library