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November 9th, 1951.

November 9th, 1951, was a Friday. It was day 313 of 1951. The decade was the 1950s.

69 years, 8 months and 14 days have passed since November 9th, 1951.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Born on November 9th, 1951.

People who were born on this exact date.

Top song: November 9th, 1951

The best-selling single on November 9th, 1951 was "Cold, Cold Heart" by Tony Bennett.

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The date is November 9th, 1951 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In music, the song "Cold, Cold Heart" by Tony Bennett is the best-selling record at the moment. Harry S. Truman is currently the President of the United States and Winston Churchill 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", "Space Patrol", "You Bet Your Life" and "Sky King". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Tom and Jerry" and "Crusader Rabbit". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Butch the Pup Toy.

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 November 9th, 1951.

  • Poodle skirts are a thing.

    Poodle skirts are a thing.

    During the 1950s, it became a fad to wear wide unrestricted felt skirts called "poodle skirts". These skirts consisted of a solid color that had a design or a logo. In many cases, the design was an image of a poodle or a cat.

  • Movies from 1951.

    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.

  • 1951 in music.

    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.

  • Mohammad Mossadegh.

    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.

  • The Korean War.

    The Korean War.

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

  • Greasers.

    Greasers.

    During the 1950s and early 1960s, a popular youth subculture called "greasers" emerged. The style included greased-back hairstyles, work pants and denim or leather jackets.

  • The Jukebox.

    The Jukebox.

    During this period, the jukebox was at the height of its popularity. Around this time, teenagers and young adults would hang out at local restaurants and diners and listen to the latest songs.

  • Men are getting "DA haircuts".

    Men are getting "DA haircuts".

    During the 1950s, "DA haircuts" were popular among men. The cut consisted of a combed back hair style that was parted down the middle at the back. "DA" stood for "Ducks Ass", which is what many people liked to call the style.

  • Sock hops are popular.

    Sock hops are popular.

    Sock hops were informal dance events for teenagers. The name originated from the fact that many of these dances required participants to remove their socks. This was because sock hops were often held in high school gymnasiums and the organizers wanted to prevent the floors from being scuffed.

  • Capitalism vs Communism.

    Capitalism vs Communism.

    The ideological clash between capitalism and communism heated up during the 1950s. It was during this period that a "Cold War" started between the United States and the Soviet Union. In the US, there were fears that Soviet spies had infiltrated all parts of society, including Hollywood.

  • The economy is booming.

    The economy is booming.

    During the 1950s, the world was recovering from World War II. Many countries witnessed an economic boom during this decade. Unemployment was low, consumerism increased, mortgages were cheap and governments started to invest in infrastructure such as highways. For many, this was the "golden age" of the economy.

  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones.

    During the 1950s, people were using rotary phones. It was during this period that the heavier metal dial components were phased out and replaced with plastic.

  • More and more people are buying television sets.

    More and more people are buying television sets.

    In the late 1940s and 1950s, more and more households were buying TV sets. In 1950, 20% of homes had a television set. By the end of the decade, that figure had risen to 90%.

  • Polio cases are high.

    Polio cases are high.

    Cases of Polio were particularly high during this period of time and outbreaks were common. In the United States, the disease peaked in 1952, with nearly 60,000 cases and 3,145 deaths. It wasn't until 1955 that a national immunization program started and cases began to drop.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 69 years, 8 months and 14 days have passed since November 9th, 1951.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 45 of 1951.
  • Leap Year: 1951 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 9th, 1951, will be 69 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1951 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 9th, 1951.

  • October 10th, 1951: Baseball: The New York Yankees win the 1951 World Series after defeating the New York Giants 4-2.
  • October 15th, 1951: The first episode of "I Love Lucy" is aired.
  • October 16th, 1951: Johnnie Ray records his song "Cry".
  • October 26th, 1951: Boxing legend Joe Louis has the last fight of his career in a loss against Rocky Marciano.
  • November 8th, 1951: The historical drama film "Quo Vadis", starring Robert Taylor and Deborah Kerr, is released in movie theaters.
  • This date: November 9th, 1951
  • November 17th, 1951: American country music singer Judy Martin commits suicide at the age of 34.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 9th, 1951, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • 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 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 9th, 1951 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

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.

  • I Love Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Sky King - Western series starring Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters and Ron Hagerthy.
  • Racket Squad - Crime drama starring Reed Hadley as Captain John Braddock.
  • 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 November 9th, 1951.

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

  • Crusader Rabbit
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1951.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1951.

  • Butch the Pup Toy

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1951.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out November 9th, 1957 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on November 9th.

Carl Sagan

Scientist. Deceased
Born on November 9th, 1934
He turned 17 on this day in 1951.

Chris Jericho

Wrestler.
Born on November 9th, 1970
He was born exactly 19 years after this date.

Alessandro Del Piero

Soccer player.
Born on November 9th, 1974
He was born exactly 23 years after this date.

Caroline Flack

English TV presenter. Deceased
Born on November 9th, 1979
She was born exactly 28 years after this date.

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on November 9th, 1951.

UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 9th, 1951.

Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 9th, 1951 was most likely conceived around the 30th of January, 1951.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 9th, 1951 is close to the 18th of August, 1952.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 9th, 1951.

  • A total of 25,460 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,637 weeks have passed.
  • 2,199,740,400 seconds have passed since the November 9th, 1951.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,566,363,800 times.
  • Since November 9th, 1951, the earth has travelled approximately 1,135,066,046,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 366,623,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 189,177,674 steps. That's about 84,079 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,396,885 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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