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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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 October 1951: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1951?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1951 1st Giant-Dodgers playoff game, Giants win 3-1
  • 02 Oct 1951 1st Netherlands TV broadcast (Toverspiegel)
  • 03 Oct 1951 Bobby Thomson HR-Giants win pennant defeating Dodgers
  • 04 Oct 1951 In opening World Series game, Giant Monte Irvin steals home in 1st inn
  • 06 Oct 1951 Stalin proclaims Russia has atom bomb
  • 07 Oct 1951 David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli government.
  • 08 Oct 1951 Music in the Air opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 09 Oct 1951 5th NHL All-Star Game: 1st Team ties 2nd Team 2-2 at Toronto
  • 14 Oct 1951 Organization of Central American States forms
  • 15 Oct 1951 I Love Lucy debuts on CBS TV
  • 16 Oct 1951 The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, is assassinated in Rawalpindi.
  • 17 Oct 1951 Egyptian army fires on British troops
  • 19 Oct 1951 President Harry S Truman formally ends state of war with Germany.
  • 20 Oct 1951 The ''Johnny Bright Incident'' occurs in Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • 21 Oct 1951 A storm in southern Italy kills over 100.
  • 22 Oct 1951 Earthquake hits Formosa, 100 killed
  • 24 Oct 1951 United Nations publishes its first postage stamps.
  • 25 Oct 1951 Peace talks aimed at ending Korean War resumed in Panmunjom.
  • 26 Oct 1951 Emile Zatopek runs world record 30,000m, 25,000m and 15 miles
  • 27 Oct 1951 Farouk of Egypt declares himself king of Sudan, with no support.
  • 31 Oct 1951 Second Chamber accept plan-Schuman

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Music charts

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Movies

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The Prestige

The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Stand by Me

Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States of America

Persona

Persona

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Country: United States of America

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America

Books

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From Here To Eternity by James Jones

From Here To Eternity

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Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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 President'S Lady by Irving Stone

The President'S Lady

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In this acclaimed biographical novel, Irving Stone brings to life the tender and poignant love story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson. "Beyond any doubt one of the great romances of all time."

Washington Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Washington Confidential

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Washington Confidential, Mass Market Paperback

Requiem For A Nun by William Faulkner

Requiem For A Nun

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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.