Thursday 9 August 1951
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Naughtie and Steve Swisher.
A Place in the Sun, directed by George Stevens, 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 Adventures of Kit Carson.
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- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- James Naughtie: Scottish journalist and radio host.
- Steve Swisher: American baseball player and manager.
- Dutch Korea volunteers win US Collective Unit Citation
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