Saturday 5 May 1951
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rex Goh and Rudolf Finsterer.
The Thing from Another World, directed by Christian Nyby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while Return To Paradise by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching AMC.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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).
- 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.
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