Thursday 3 May 1951
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Thing from Another World, directed by Christian Nyby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 3 May 1951 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Christopher Cross [Geppert] in San Antonio: Texas, USA; singer ("Sailing", "Arthur's Theme").
- Alan Clayson: English singer-songwriter and journalist.
- Christopher Cross: American singer-songwriter and producer.
- Ashok Gehlot: Indian politician 21st Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
- Tatyana Tolstaya: Russian author and publicist.
- Gil McDougald ties major league record with 6 RBIs in 1 inning
- New York Yankees' player Gil McDougald is 5th to get six RBIs in an inning (9th).
- London's Royal Festival Hall opens with the Festival of Britain
- The Kentucky Derby is televised for the first time.
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