Saturday 12 May 1951
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eric Wauters and Olivier Lejeune.
Along the Great Divide, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while Washington Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Not for Publication.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 May 1951
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1951 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Eric Wauters: Belgian equestrian who rode in the Atlanta Olympics 1996, placing 69th in individual jumping and 13th in team jumping.
- Olivier Lejeune
- George Karl: American basketball Head Coach, Supersonics.
- Gunnar Larrson: Sweden -- 200m / 400m swimmer (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Oscar DePriest: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Illinois), dies at age 80.
- 1st H Bomb test, on Enewetak Atoll
- First hydrogen bomb test, on Enewetak Atoll.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1951 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Frankie Laine - Rose, Rose, I Love You
- On Top of Old Smoky - Percy Faith & His Orchestra (Vocal Burl Ives)
- Old Soldiers Never Die - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
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