Saturday 9 June 1951
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Ace in the Hole, directed by Billy Wilder, 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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- Saint Efrem=Saint Ephraim, deacon, Doctor of the Church
- Blessed Diana d'Andalo
- Saint Pelagia, virgin, martyr [BLS]
- Saint Vincent, deacon, martyr [BLS]
- Blessed Richard, bishop of Andria, Apulia
- Saint Liborius, bishop (of LeMans), confessor [GTZ: LeMans]
- Saint Edmund, bishop of Canturbury, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: England]
- Saint Diomedes
- =? Blessed Columba, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Scotland]
- Saint Columba (called Saint Columcille in Ireland, where he is honoured as one of the islands three patron saints)
- Saint Alexander, martyr [GTZ: Russia]
- Roman Empire paganism - third day of the Vestalia in honor of the goddess Vesta
- Saint Primus and Felicianus, martyrs [common]
- Michael Cronan: American graphic designer and academic (d. 2013).
- James Howard: American composer conductor and producer.
- Dave Parker: American baseball player and coach.
- Telangana Shakuntala: Indian actress (d. 2014).
- Françoise Nyssen: French-Belgian editor, director of the publishing house "Actes Sud".
- Brian Taylor: American basketball player, a guard who played with the New York Nets (ABA) (1972–1976), Kansas City Kings (1976–1977), Denver Nuggets (1977–1978), and San Diego Clippers (1978–1982).
- James Newton Howard: American film composer
- Dave Parker baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates: National League Most Valuable Player 1978).
- Reinhard Schmitz: German footballer
- Doodles Weaver Show, debuts on NBC-TV
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1951 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I'm In Love Again - April Stevens (Henri Rene Orchestra)
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