Thursday 12 July 1951
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cheryl Ladd in Huron and Joan Bauer.
Show Boat, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching What's My Line.
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- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Cheryl Ladd in Huron: South Dakota, USA; actress (Charlie's Angels, Purple Hearts).
- Joan Bauer: Joan Bauer is an award-winning American writer of young adult literature.
- Hervé Bourde: French jazz and improvisational musician (saxophone, flute, clarinet, piano, Bolemar, synthesizers) and composer.
- Marie-Noëlle Lienemann: French politician, a Member of the European Parliament for the North West of France.
- Francoise Macchi: .
- Cheryl Ladd: TV Actress
- Brian Grazer: American screenwriter and producer founded Imagine Entertainment
- Piotr Pustelnik: Polish mountaineer
- Sylvia Sass: Hungarian soprano
- Jamey Sheridan: Pasadena, California -- Actor (Another World)
- Mob tries to keep black family from moving into all-white Cicero, Illinois
- New York Yankees' Allie Reynolds no-hits Cleveland Indians, 8-0.
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