Saturday 1 December 1951
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
I'll See You in My Dreams, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
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- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Obba Babatunde: American actor.
- Treat Williams in Rowayton: Connecticut, USA; actor (Flashpoint, Hair).
- Eric Bloom: Rock vocalist / guitarist (Blue Oyster Cult).
- Alexander Panayotov: Aleksandrov in Bulgaria; cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-5).
- Obba Babatundé: American actor director and producer.
- Albert Ho: Hong Kong lawyer and politician
- Jaco Pastorius: American bass player songwriter and producer (Weather Report Trio of Doom and Blood Sweat & Tears) (d. 1987)
- Treat Williams: American actor and author
- Felix Petyrek: Composer, dies at 59.
- Golden Gate Bridge closes due to high winds
- 17th Heisman Trophy Award: Dick Kazmaier, Princeton (HB).
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