Friday 4 May 1951
It was Friday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1951 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Gerard Jugnot: French actor, film director, screenwriter and producer.
- Tirso Cruz III: Filipino actor and singer.
- Gérard Jugnot: French actor, film and stage director, and producer.
- Colin Bass: English bass player songwriter and producer (Camel and 3 Mustaphas 3).
- Colleen Hanabusa: American lawyer and politician.
- Jackie [Sigmund Esco] Jackson in Gary: Indiana, USA; rocker (Jackson Five - "ABC").
- Gene Greenwood: American politician (Representative-Republican-Pennsylvania).
- Mick Mars: American guitarist (Motley Crue)
- Jackie Jackson: American singer and musician (The Jackson 5)
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