Saturday 27 January 1951
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Operation Pacific, directed by George Waggner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 January 1951 ?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Scott Lane in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Gary - McKeever and the Colonel).
- Seth Justman in Washington DC: USA; rock vocalist/keyboardist (J Geils Band - "Centerfold").
- Alexander : King of Greece (1917-20), dies after ape bite at 27.
- Doug Cameron: Australian politician and trade unionist.
- Brian Downey: rock drummer (Thin Lizzy - "The Boys are Back in Town").
- Seth Justman: American keyboard player and songwriter (The J. Geils Band)
- Ken Timbs: American wrestler and police officer (d. 2004)
- Cees van der Knaap: Dutch soldier and politician
- Peter Pan closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 320 performances
- US begins 126 nuclear tests at Nevada Test Site
- February ndash Convention People's Party wins national elections in Gold Coast (British colony).
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