Saturday 17 February 1951
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Meena Alexander and Hubert Corbin.
Operation Pacific, directed by George Waggner, 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 Victor Borge Show.
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- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Meena Alexander: Indian poet, scholar, and writer.
- Hubert Corbin: French writer of detective stories.
- Patricia De Lille: South African politician and Mayor of Cape Town.
- Rashid Minhas: Pilot officer in Pakistan Air Force during Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 (d. 1971).
- Nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan: Composer, dies at 94.
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