Sunday 12 August 1951
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hector Rodriguez and Charles E Brady Jr in Pinehurst.
A Place in the Sun, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Adventures of Kit Carson.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1951 ?
- Hector Rodriguez: Cuba -- Lightweight judo (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Charles E Brady Jr in Pinehurst: North Carolina, USA; US Navy Commander/astronaut.
- Willie Horton: American murderer and rapist.
- Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship
- ''The Catcher in the Rye'' is first published by J.D. Salinger.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1951 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Gimme a Little Kiss, Will Ya, Huh? - April Stevens (Henri Rene Orchestra)
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