Thursday 19 April 1951
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 19 April 1951 ?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
- Barry Brown: American actor and playwright (d. 1978).
- Jóannes Eidesgaard: Faroese educator and politician Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands.
- Joannes Eidesgaard: Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands.
- Marisa Laurito: Italian singer, brilliant actress and Entertainment hostess.
- Christian Tarin: Belgian race car driver, the co-pilot of Jacky Ickx.
- Tree Grows in Brooklyn opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 267 performances
- Gen Douglas MacArthur ends his military career
- 55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45.
- US General Douglas MacArthur ends his military career.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1951 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Too Young - Nat King Cole (Les Baxter & His Orchestra)
- Mario Lanza - The Loveliest Night Of The Year
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 19 April 1951 and get them!