Tuesday 8 May 1951
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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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- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Catherine Laborde: French weather forecaster on the private channel TF1.
- Rita Trapanese: Italian roller skating champion.
- Jean Mamère: French journalist who worked for the group France Télévisions.
- Philip Bailey: American singer-songwriter drummer and actor (Earth Wind & Fire).
- Mike D'Antoni: American professional basktball coach.
- Chris Frantz: American drummer and producer (Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club)
- Deborah Harmon: Actress (Ted Knight Show, M*A*S*H, Just the 10 of Us)
- Chris Frantz in Fort Campbell: Kentucky, USA; rock drummer (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club).
- US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak.
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