Sunday August 12, 1951
US date format: 8/12/1951, UK date format: 12/8/1951
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Hector Rodriguez and Charles E Brady Jr in Pinehurst.
The Tall Target, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Lighter Side.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 12, 1951?
- Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship
- ''The Catcher in the Rye'' is first published by J.D. Salinger.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 12, 1951?
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- April Stevens (Henri Rene Orchestra) - Gimme a Little Kiss, Will Ya, Huh?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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