Sunday 8 April 1951
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Laurence Sémonin and Joan Sebastian.
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.
On TV people were watching Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok.
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- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Laurence Sémonin: French humourist, actress on stage and writer, formerly teacher, as known as "la Madeleine Proust" (the name of the character she interpreted).
- Joan Sebastian: World Music Singer.
- Gerd Andres: German politician.
- Geir Haarde: Icelandic economist journalist and politician 23rd Prime Minister of Iceland.
- Mel Schacher: American bass player (Question Mark & the Mysterians and Grand Funk Railroad).
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