Saturday 5 May 1951US date format: 5/5/1951, UK date format: 5/5/1951
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rex Goh and Colleen Hanabusa.
The Great Caruso, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Riddle Of Macarthur by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Treasure Island.
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What the sky looked like on 5 May 1951
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- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Rex Goh: Rock guitarist (Air Supply).
- Jackie Jackson: Musician.
- Colleen Hanabusa: Politician.
- Rudolf Finsterer: German rugby player and coach.
- Nicholas Guest: American actor.
- Toomas Vilosius: Estonian physician and politician 2nd Minister of Social Affairs of Estonia.
- Eddie Dunn: comedian (Face to Face, Spin the Picture), dies at age 54.
- Out of This World closes at New Century Theater NYC after 157 performances
- 77th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Count Turf wins in 2:02.6.
Planetary positions on this day
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