Thursday 8 February 1951
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Camille LaPierre and Eduardo De Crescenzo.
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.
On TV people were watching The Victor Borge Show.
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1951 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Camille LaPierre: NHL.
- Eduardo De Crescenzo: Italian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for the songs "Ancora" and "E la musica va".
- Laurent Le Mesle: French magistrate, a former adviser to Jacques Chirac as President of the Republic, Public Prosecutor at the Court of Appeal in Paris, and current Prime Advocate General the Court of Cassation.
- Mary McCreary: American musician who sang with "The New Generation," a rock choir, "Little Sister" and as a backup vocalist for Streisand and others.
- Z'EV : American poet and drummer.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1951 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Aba Daba Honeymoon - Debbie Reynolds & Carlton Carpenter
- Dinah Shore & Tony Martin - A Penny A Kiss
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