February 20th, 1951.

February 20th, 1951, was a Tuesday. It was day 51 of 1951. The decade was the 1950s.

70 years, 2 months and 13 days have passed since February 20th, 1951.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Born on February 20th, 1951.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Gordon Brown: UK Prime Minister.

Top song: February 20th, 1951

The best-selling single on February 20th, 1951 was "The Tennessee Waltz" by Patti Page.

Take me back to February 20th, 1951!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 20th, 1951 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. In music, the song "The Tennessee Waltz" by Patti Page is the best-selling record at the moment.

Harry S. Truman is currently the President of the United States and Clement Attlee is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In fashion, women are sporting the popular "The New Look" by Christian Dior. This formal style includes rounded shoulders, a full-skirted silhouette and a tight waist. Meanwhile, men are beginning to follow a new "Teddy Boy" trend that involves greased-back hair, extremely narrow trousers and velvet-collared jackets. In Asia, the Korean War is raging on between South Korea and North Korea.

It's 1951, so radio stations and jukeboxes are playing songs from artists such as Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Les Paul, Rosemary Clooney, Mary Ford, Mario Lanza, The Weavers, Perry Como and Patti Page. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Lone Ranger", "What's My Line?", "The Cisco Kid" and "The Jack Benny Program". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Tom and Jerry" and "Crusader Rabbit".

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on February 20th, 1951.

  • Korean War.

    During this period of time, the Korean War was being fought between South Korea and North Korea.

  • Mohammad Mossadegh.

    The Prime Minister of Iran, Mohammad Mossadegh, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1951. That year, Mossadegh expelled western oil companies from the country and started the Abadan Crisis.

  • 1951 in music.

    The radio stations in 1951 were dominated by artists such as Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Rosemary Clooney, Mario Lanza, The Weavers, Perry Como and Patti Page.

  • Movies from 1951.

    The most popular movies in 1951 included the likes of Quo Vadis, Show Boat, David and Bathsheba, The Great Caruso, A Streetcar Named Desire and The African Queen.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 70 years, 2 months and 13 days have passed since February 20th, 1951.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 1951.
  • Leap Year: 1951 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 20th, 1951, will be 70 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1951 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 20th, 1951.

  • February 6th, 1951: 85 people are killed after a passenger train derails near Woodbridge Township, New Jersey.
  • February 6th, 1951: Nat King Cole records his song "Too Young".
  • This date: February 20th, 1951
  • February 27th, 1951: The US constitution is amended to limit presidents to two terms.
  • March 2nd, 1951: The first ever NBA All-Star game is held in the Boston Garden.
  • March 3rd, 1951: "The first rock and roll record": Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm record the song "Rocket 88".
  • March 6th, 1951: American citizens Julius and Ethel Rosenberg go on trial for espionage charges.
  • March 7th, 1951: Iranian Prime Minister Haj Ali Razmara is assassinated.
  • March 7th, 1951: Korean War: UN forces launch Operation Ripper in an attempt to recapture Seoul from Chinese forces.
  • March 12th, 1951: The newspaper comic strip "Dennis the Menace" appears for the first time.
  • March 14th, 1951: Korean War: UN forces recapture Seoul.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 20th, 1951, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1951 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 20th, 1951 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

Photos of 1950s fashion.

Photographs of 1950s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1950s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • The Jack Benny Program - 25-minute-long situation comedy series that broadcast on CBS.
  • The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show - TV series that broadcast on CBS.
  • You Bet Your Life - Comedy quiz series hosted by Groucho Marx.
  • Beulah - Comedy series starring Hattie McDaniel as Beulah Brown.
  • The Colgate Comedy Hour - Comedy-musical that featured various comedians and entertainers.
  • The Cisco Kid - American Western drama series starring Duncan Renaldo.
  • The Gene Autry Show - Cowboy TV series starring Gene Autry.
  • Space Patrol - Sci-fi series starring Ed Kemmer and Lyn Osborn.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Lone Ranger - American Western drama TV series.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

Kid's TV shows on February 20th, 1951.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1951.

  • Crusader Rabbit
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 20th of February.

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on February 20th, 1951.

UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 20th, 1951.

Irish Taoiseach.

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 20th, 1951 was most likely conceived around the 13th of May, 1950.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 20th, 1951 is close to the 30th of November, 1951.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 20th, 1951.

  • A total of 25,643 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,663 weeks have passed.
  • 2,215,551,600 seconds have passed since the February 20th, 1951.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,584,810,200 times.
  • Since February 20th, 1951, the earth has travelled approximately 1,143,224,625,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 369,258,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 190,537,438 steps. That's about 84,683 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,586,619 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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