Saturday 6 January 1951, Epiphany
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Don Gullett and Kim Wilson.
The Steel Helmet, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ted Mack Family Hour.
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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Don Gullett: American baseball player and coach.
- Kim Wilson: American singer-songwriter and harmonica player (The Fabulous Thunderbirds).
- Pardon Our French closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 100 performances
- Indianapolis beats Rochester 75-73 in NBA-record six overtimes.
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