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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1920s  1930s  1940s  – 1950s –  1960s  1970s  1980s
Years: 1948 1949 195019511952 1953 1954

1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1951st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 951st year of the 2nd millennium, the 51st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1950s decade..

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies released

  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • The African Queen
  • Calamity Jane
  • Flying Leathernecks
  • The Thing From Another World
  • No Highway
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • On the Riviera
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • When Worlds Collide
  • Bedtime for Bonzo
  • Miss Julie
  • Strangers on a Train
  • Rashomon
  • Miracle in Milan
  • The Lavender Hill Mob
  • An American in Paris
  • Death of a Salesman
  • Gerald McBoing-Boing
  • The Man in the White Suit
  • A Place in the Sun
  • The Big Carnival

Hit Songs

  • "Aba Daba Honeymoon" – Debbie Reynolds & Carleton Carpenter
  • "Because" – Mario Lanza
  • "Because Of You" – Tony Bennett
  • "Belle, Belle, My Liberty Belle" – Guy Mitchell
  • "Blue Tango" – Leroy Anderson & his Orchestra
  • "Cold, Cold Heart" – Tony Bennett
  • "Come On-A My House" – Rosemary Clooney
  • "Cry" – Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
  • "Detour" – Patti Page
  • "Down The Trail Of Achin' Hearts" – Patti Page
  • "Down Yonder" – Del Wood
  • "Down Yonder" – Champ Butler
  • "Flamenco" – Frankie Laine
  • "Gambella (The Gamblin' Lady)" – Frankie Laine & Jo Stafford
  • "The Gang That Sang Heart Of My Heart" – Frankie Laine
  • "Get Happy" – Frankie Laine
  • "Get Out Those Old Records" – Guy Lombardo (The Lombardo Trio vocals)
  • "The Girl In The Wood" – Frankie Laine
  • "Give Me Time" – Johnnie Ray
  • "Gone Fishin'" – Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong
  • "Got Him Off My Hands" – Georgia Gibbs
  • "Hello, Young Lovers" – Perry Como
  • "Hello, Young Lovers" – Guy Lombardo (Kenny Martin vocals)
  • "Hey, Good Lookin'" – Frankie Laine & Jo Stafford
  • "The Hot Canary" – Florian Zabach
  • "How High The Moon" – Les Paul and Mary Ford
  • "I Tawt I Taw A Puddy Tat" – Mel Blanc
  • "If" – Perry Como
  • "It Is No Secret" – Bill Kenny & The Song Spinners
  • "It's All In the Game" – Tommy Edwards
  • "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" – Perry Como & The Fontane Sisters
  • "Jealousy (Jalousie)" – Frankie Laine
  • "Jezebel" – Frankie Laine
  • "The Little White Cloud That Cried" – Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
  • "The Loveliest Night Of The Year" – Mario Lanza
  • "Lullaby Of Broadway" – Doris Day
  • "Mister And Mississippi" – Patti Page
  • "Mockin' Bird Hill" – Patti Page
  • "My Heart Cries For You" – Dinah Shore
  • "My Truly, Truly Fair" – Guy Mitchell
  • "On Top Of Old Smoky" – The Weavers with Terry Gilkyson
  • "Once Upon A Nickel" – Georgia Gibbs
  • "One For My Baby" – Frankie Laine
  • "Paths Of Paradise" – Johnnie Ray
  • "Pretty-Eyed Baby" – Jo Stafford & Frankie Laine
  • "Red Sails In The Sunset" – Nat King Cole
  • "Rose, Rose I Love You" – Frankie Laine
  • "Shanghai" – Doris Day
  • "Sin" – Eddie Howard & his Orchestra
  • "Sound Off (The Duckworth Chant)" – Vaughn Monroe
  • "The Sparrow In The Treetop" – Guy Mitchell
  • "A Sunday Kind Of Love" – Jo Stafford
  • "Sweet Violets" – Dinah Shore
  • "The Syncopated Clock" – Leroy Anderson & his Orchestra
  • "Tell Me" – Doris Day
  • "Tell Me Why" – The Four Aces featuring Al Alberts
  • "Tell The Lady I Said Goodbye" – Johnnie Ray
  • "Tom's Tune" – Georgia Gibbs
  • "Too Young" – Nat King Cole
  • "Undecided" – The Ames Brothers
  • "When It's Sleep Time Down South" – Frankie Laine
  • "While You Danced, Danced, Danced" – Georgia Gibbs
  • "The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise" – Les Paul and Mary Ford

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