Wednesday 16 May 1951US date format: 5/16/1951, UK date format: 16/5/1951
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christian Lacroix and Emmanuel Todd.
The Prowler, directed by Joseph Losey, 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 The Black Arrow.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 1951
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1951 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Christian Lacroix: French couturier and fashion designer who was noted for using the old styles to create a "regeneration" effect on fashion.
- Emmanuel Todd: French historian and anthropologist, son of writer and journalist Olivier Todd, he released an essay "Qui est Charlie?" after the terrorist attack (2015).
- Jonathan Richman: American singer/songwriter/musician and founder of the band "Modern Lovers.
- Unsho Ishizuka
- Janet Soskice: Canadian philosopher and theologian.
- Unshō Ishizuka: Japanese voice actor.
- Claudio Baglioni: Italian singer and musician.
- David Almond: Author.
- The first regularly scheduled transatlantic flights begin between Idlewild Airport (now John F Kennedy International Airport) in New York City and Heathrow Airport in London, operated by El Al Israel Airlines.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1951 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Patti Page - Mister and Mississippi
- Rose, Rose, I Love You - Buddy Morrow & His Orchestra
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