What Happened on August 14, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"A Place in the Sun", directed by George Stevens, starring Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor and Shelley Winters, is released (Academy Awards Best Director 1952)


Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Lumbly, American actor (Cagney & Lacey, Alias), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Peter Blegvad, American musician (Slapp Happy)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

William Randolph Hearst, American newspaper publisher (San Francisco Examiner, Seattle P-I), dies at 88

Newspaper Publisher William Randolph Hearst
Newspaper Publisher
William Randolph Hearst