Sunday 8 July 1951
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anjelica Huston and Greg T Walker.
Strangers on a Train, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while Out Of This World by Lowell Thomas Jr was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hollywood Opening Night.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 8 July 1951 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Anjelica Huston: American third generation actress, granddaughter of actor Walter Huston, daughter of writer-director John Huston.
- Greg T Walker: Rock bassist (Blackfoot).
- Pleas Ned Sublette: Composer.
- Alan Ashby: American baseball player manager and sportscaster.
- Yankee Joe DiMaggio and mgr Casey Stengel feud
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