It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Halls of Montezuma
directed by Lewis Milestone
starring: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner
- Born Yesterday
directed by George Cukor
starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford
Which were the important events of Monday, 15 January 1951 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
Famous People born
- Cloud of Death rolls down Mount Lamington, New Guinea kills 3-5,000
- Supreme Court rule clear and present danger of incitement to riot is not protected speech and can be a cause for arrest
- Ilse Koch, ''The Witch of Buchenwald'', wife of the commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp, is sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in West Germany.
- US Supreme Court rules "clear and present danger" of incitement to riot is not protected speech and can be a cause for arrest.
: California, United States -- Vocalist / guitar (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame)
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1951 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Rudolph Bing -- Jan. 15, 1951
Rose Parade marshal
From Here to Eternity - James Jones
The Caine Mutiny - Herman Wouk
Moses - Sholem Asch
The Cardinal - Henry Morton Robinson
Michigan Tourism Time Out for Fishing Fun (1951)
General Electric Refrigerator (1951)
Air France Airline w/ Marjorie Lawrence (1951)
Tell the world why Monday, 15 January 1951 is such a special date for you!