Thursday 5 April 1951
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Roosevel Ferguson and Everett Morton.
The Thing from Another World, directed by Christian Nyby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Balance Wheel by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok.
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- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Roosevel Ferguson: Arkansas, United States -- Murderer (FBI Most Wanted List).
- Everett Morton: rocker (English Beat).
- Carla McCloskey: American assistant director on film productions, she is married to actor Leigh McCloskey, two children.
- Yevgeniy Gavrilenko: Belarusian hurdler.
- Dean Kamen: American inventor and businessman founded Segway Inc.
- Dave McArtney: New Zealand singer-songwriter and guitarist (Hello Sailor) (d. 2013)
- Bernie Ward: former American radio personality and convicted sex offender
- Edward Rigby: Dies at 72.
- Julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced to death for espionage in the USA.
- Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are sentenced to death for performing espionage for the Soviet Union.
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