Monday 31 December 1951, NewYear’s Eve
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Allen Bantom and Tom Hamilton in Colorado Springs.
Westward the Women, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while Strange Lands And Friendly Peoples by William O. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dangerous Assignment.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1951 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Michael Allen Bantom: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Basketball player (1972 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Tom Hamilton in Colorado Springs: Colorado, USA; rock bassist (Aerosmith - "Dream On").
- Fermin Goytisolo: rocker (KC and Sunshine Band - "Give It").
- Ken Roberts: American motorcycle racer and racing team owner.
- Tom Hamilton: Bassist.
- Terry Rhoads: American actor (d. 2013)
- 1st battery to convert radioactive energy to electrical announced
- The Marshall Plan expires after distributing more than $13.3 billion USD in foreign aid to rebuild Europe.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1951 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Blue Tango - Leroy Anderson & His Pops Concert Orchestra
- Paul Weston & His Orchestra - Charmaine
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